KEVIN BRADY DRUMMER/PERCUSSIONIST/EDUCATOR
“Brady is worth keeping an eye on” Downbeat U.S.
“Brady is an impressive drummer with strong chops, impeccable taste, creative & most notably, terrific tone” All About Jazz U.S.
Kevin Brady is a professional musician from Dublin, Ireland with over twenty years experience performing and recording both nationally and Internationally. He started his musical studies from an early age performing on both piano and trumpet. His interest in drumkit studies began at The Newpark Music Centre in Dublin and he later attended the Drummers Collective in New York, were his teachers included Kim Plainfield, Bobby Sanabrias and Gene Jackson. Other teachers have included Ralph Peterson, Keith Copeland, Jeff Ballard, Matt Wilson & Ben Perowsky.
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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
Willing to teach
Drummer/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 : Seamus Blake,Nir Felder,Randy Ingram,Norma
Winstone,Peter Bernstein,Perico Sambeat,Bill Carrothers, Larry Coryell,Ronnie Cuber,
Bobby Watson to name a few.
He has performed at many of the leading festivals & clubs throughout the world