Ensam is the latest album release from One of Ireland's leading jazz musician's Kevin Brady, featuring new & exciting original compositions by Brady, and remarkable performances by the legendary Norma Winstone on vocals & U.S. pianist Bill Carrothers.
One of the most interesting & unique jazz trios to have emerged in the last ten years is the International collaboration between Irish jazz musician Kevin Brady, U.S. pianist/composer Bill Carrothers & bassist Dave Redmond. Brady will release his third studio album entitled ‘ENSAM’ on LRP Records in May 2016. The record features exciting & original compositions penned by Brady and remarkable arrangements of standards such as The Night we called it A Day, But not for me & the Keith Jarrett composition entitled Southern Smiles.
Ensam Features special guest vocalist the legendary Norma Winstone on four of the tracks. Brady formed the trio in 2007 with a clear aim of creating and producing new Contemporary jazz and the impact of this was immediate. Their performances have been critically acclaimed for their dynamism and musicality.Brady, Carrothers & Redmond have toured regularly and consolidated their Worldwide reputation as a compelling live act. The trio has performed extensively and have won the appreciation of discerning jazz audiences as far aﬁeld as the USA, Europe, UK, Russia, China and the Azores.Their previous albums have attracted universally enthusiastic reviews and became instantly popular with jazz radio broadcasters.
The Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers will be touring throughout 2016 with new music that embraces imaginative creativity and contributes to the evolution of stunning, surprising contemporary jazz.
The Telegraph :: U.K.
This Trio display an enviable poise and togetherness amid cascading instrumental breaks and improvised ﬂourishes’
All About Jazz :: U.S.A.
‘Brady is an impressive drummer with strong chops, impeccable taste, creative &
most notably,terrific tone’