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Drummer and percussionist Kevin Brady will be Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Musician-in-Residence during September and October. During his two-month Residency, Kevin Brady and the other members of the Tommy Halferty Trio will explore and compose music influenced by Música instrumental Brasileira (Brazilian instrumental music). This style refers to jazz and other forms of instrumental music inspired by great Brazilian composers such as Hermeto Pascoal, Antônio Carlos Jobim and Antonio Adolfo. Tudo E Som (Everything is Sound), the new programme of music that will be developed by the trio during the Residency, will celebrate the diversity of culture in Ireland today .

The Tommy Halferty Trio in rehearsal.

Kevin Brady has been a member of the Tommy Halferty Trio for over 10 years, performing alongside double bassist Dave Redmond and guitarist Tommy Halferty. Kevin honed his global style through study in New York and Havana, and has performed at the legendary Sydney Opera House and Ronnie Scott’s club in London, as well as at international jazz festivals from Cork to Columbia.