If Van Morrison and Paul Buchanan had a love child, it would be Jimmy’s Cousin. Irish born, schooled in New York, detouring into multiple careers across Europe, Jimmy’s Cousin is an overnight success that’s 30 years in the making.
His first demo was recorded in 1991, his first album, Waxwings, sees the light of day in the next couple of months and he has just announced his Irish tour taking place in March 2019.
Jimmy’s Cousin writes an ambitious, melodic, close to the bone and a very personal, blend of Vocal Jazz. His debut album is produced By Dave Keary whose guitar playing and musical direction with such acts as Van Morrison, Gregory Porter, Taj Mahal, Roger Daltrey and Bobby Womack, means that he brings a deep vein of musical pedigree to the arrangement and realisation of the songs of Jimmy’s’ Cousin.
Dolans pub is the hub of the complex, a traditional Irish bar with Irish music seven nights a week all year round. It has become a cultural attraction and this year received the IMRO award for best Live Music venue in Ireland. The bar is open 12pm daily for lunch and 10am on weekends and public holidays for breakfast.