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Kevin Brady

Primary Instrument: Drums

Born: January 3, 1974    

Kevin Brady

”Brady is worth keeping an eye on”. Downbeat U.S.A.

My name is Kevin Brady and I have been a professional musician for nearly 20 years, I have studied music in Ireland, England, USA, South Africa, Cuba and have performed worldwide with leading contemporary & popular musicians. I began studying music firstly on piano then began trumpet studies at a young age. Performing with Cambridge Concert Orchestra throughout Ireland & Europe. In 1993, I began drum kit studies at The Newpark Music Centre studying drum kit with Conor Guilfoyle. I later attended the Drummers Collective in New York, were my teachers included Kim Plainfield and Bobby Sanabrias. Recent teachers have included Ralph Peterson, Jeff Ballard, Matt Wilson and Ben Perowsky. ...
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Featured recording “Zeitgeist”

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Zeitgeist

Fresh Sound New Talent (2009)

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Downbeat Magazine of ' Zeitgeist ' - February 2010:

Over the years, the commendable efforts of the label Fresh Sounds New Talent have provided some exposure to young musicians who. if deserving, are yet to define their musical vision. Although Irish drummer cannot be accused of bringing Bill Carrothers with the unique purpose of gaining credibility - the two seem to have developed a solid working relationship - the pianist provides most of the material and the recording definetely bears his mark and displays his most lyrical and romantic side. The most memorable aspects of the first part of the program are Brady's playing on his “ Out of the Blue” and CArrothers Russian folk song quotes on his own “ That Russian Thing.” At midpoint, with the delightfully zany “ Waltz Macabre” characterized by the pianist's rhythmic imagination and the drummer's circus rolls, the proceeding take a turn for the better...

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Primary InstrumentDrums

LocationDUBLIN

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundDrummer/producer Kevin Brady has been performing professionally for 20 years. He has studied in New York with Kim Plainfield and Bobby Sanabrias; In 2008 in Havana, Cuba with Jose Eladio. Other teachers have included Jeff Ballard, Matt Wilson, Ben Perowsky, Elliot Zigmund. He has performed with artists such as : Ronnie Cuber (Baritone Sax) Bobby Watson (alto sax.) Ulf Wakenius (Guitar) Giovanni Mirabassi (Piano) Brian Kelloch (Piano)...

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