Austin O BRIEN


For those who know the artist and showman, Austin O'Brien goes on stage with the obsession to win over the public. And with the rage of a boxer, he deploys all his energy to knock the public off their feet. The musicians that surrounds the petulant Irish jazz man are of the highest standtard and he leads them with style and panache.

Ausitn follows the tradition of swing jazz and is influenced by Harry Connick Jr, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and pianists Monty Alexander, Oscar Peterson and Omar Sosa, strong personalities and major players, according to Austin, they all have a great sense of music and showmanship.

Over the last 10 years Austin produced 4 albums and a “Live DVD”. The result of his effort lead Austin to play regularly in jazz clubs and festivals nationally and internationally. There is no shortage of ambition with his various formations: trio, quartet, quintet. But above all Austin is a jazzman showman and a real entertainer, a man driven by the desire to succed and his vital energy “the spirit of the fighting irish” that always surprises his public. This mixed with his natural comic talent give a perfect cocktail for a magical show. We are programmig and taking bookings for Austin O’BRIEN for 2013. Austin can be in your part of the world with his musicians and also playing with the best of the local talents

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Ces Cinq dernières années Austin a collaboré notamment avec :

André CECCARELLI, Pierre BOUSSAGUET, Ignasi TERRAZA, Pierrick PEDRON, Esteve PI, Jules BICOCO, Philippe DUCHEMIN, Fabien MARCOZ, Patricia LEBEUGLE, Philippe BRASSOUD, Manuel MARCHES, François LAUDET, Guillaume NOUAUX, Jean-Pierre DEROUARD.Philippe Petit,Nicolas Peliers

La Dépêche 7/12/09

JAZZ : Boussaguet, Ceccarelli, Terraza et …Austin O’Brien : ce 13 décembre, à la Halle aux Grains.

De l’exigence…et des racines carrés

Ca se passera donc ce dimanche 13 décembre, à la Halle aux Grains. Et ce n’est pas galvauder les mots que de parler de concert événement à Bagnères

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