Cormac Kenevey
 
 
 
 
Hugely Impressive
— The Sunday Times
Really Excellent
— Donald Helme, Jazz Ireland
 
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UPCOMING DATES



Friday 21st September

Cormac Kenevey Trio | The Gallery at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin 930pm |


Sunday 23rd September

special guest with the Zanzibar quintet | Searson's of Baggot St, Dublin 6pm |


Sunday 7th October

Cormac Kenevey with Julien Colarossi | Galway Jazz Festival 330pm |


Thursday 18th October

Cormac Kenevey Quartet Turning Skies Album Launch | Arthur's Blues 'n' Jazz, Dublin 9pm |


Sunday 28th October

Cormac Kenevey Quartet Turning Skies Album Launch | Cork Jazz Festival Metropole Festival Club 8pm |


 

LATEST NEWS

October Launch

Release date 28th October 2018

October Launch

Cormac's new album will be released in October 2018! With live dates in Ireland including the Cork Jazz Festival and Galway Jazz Festival.

Brad Mehldau

In the tradition of Mark Murphy, Kurt Elling and the late lyricist legend, Jon Hendricks, Cormac has added a new lyric to one of Brad Mehldau's masterful tunes. With huge thanks to Brad himself for his blessing, the track will feature on the 2018 album. 

New Album for 2018!

We're excited to announce Cormac will be releasing a new album in 2018! It is currently at the final mastering stages! 

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Kenevey brings heart, spirit and warmth to everything he sings
— Jazzwise Magazine
It’s clear that the Irish singer Cormac Kenevey possesses the charisma that jazz sorely needs at the moment
— Clive Davis, The Times (Live Review)
 
 
Highly Recommended
— Cadence Magazine, New York
 
Immediately refreshing...he exudes confidence, wit and style...4 Stars
— The Times
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NEW STUDIO ALBUM ON THE WAY 

The new Cormac Kenevey album will feature music from various sources including Paul Simon, Oliver Nelson, James Taylor and Kristina Train as well as new lyrics by Cormac for tunes by jazz piano master Brad Mehldau and Irish guitarist Julien Colarossi.

There will be some surprises including a musical nod to vocal legend Mel Tormé. Cormac acknowledges his many influencers in the lineage of jazz singing through insightful liner notes, including Jon Hendricks, Anita O'Day, Mark Murphy and Kurt Elling, all the while maintaining his own unique and distinctive voice.

Collaborators on this project:

Johnny Taylor (piano) Damian Evans (bass) Dominic Mullan (drums) 

with additional contributions by Julien Colarossi (guitar) and Guy Rickarby (percussion)