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.
He received a Licentiate Diploma in Drumkit Performance the London Guildhall School of Music and Drama and currently achieved first class Honors his MA in Music from Cork Institute of Technology (CIT).
Kevin has researched and studied many different ethnic drumming styles and this has led to extensive study periods in Havana, Cuba with World reknowned percussionists Jose Eladio Amat & Luis Papine. He became a founding member of the Hammond Organ trio Organics in 1997, thereafter they became the first recipients of The Young Musicwide Award in Ireland. In Ireland, Kevin performs regularly with Michael Buckley's Dublin Standard Time, The Richie Buckley Quintet & The Tommy Halferty Trio.