Session Music

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John Mccullough - Pianist
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John Mccullough. Pianist and keyboard player from Ireland.  Worked with many different artists and bands which include: Sinead O’Conor, The Waterboys, Van Morrisson, Declan O'Rourke Sharon Corr (The Corrs) Andrew Strong, Matt Mcginn, Gareth Dunlop, Nathan O’Regan  and many more. Toured  extensively in Japan, America, Spain, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden ,UK & Ireland. These include Music festivals such as Glastonbury, Summersonic in Tokyo and SXSW in Austin Texas.

Stephen Macartney - Vocalist
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Songwriter and vocalist formerly of Farriers has been a mainstay of the Northern Irish music scene for many years. He’s honed his craft in bars, backrooms, and festival stages. Recently, he spent time in the United States drawing on the inspiration of these turbulent times.

Nick Scott - Bassist
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Turned professional 1992 and has toured, recorded or performed with these artists: Bap Kennedy, Mary Black, The Phil Coulter Orchestra, Tom Jones, Spiritulised, John Anderson Big Band, Juliet Turner, Sinead O'Connor, Gilbert O' Sullivan, Chip Taylor, Brush Sheils, Henry Mc Cullough, Frances Black, Don Felder [ex-The Eagles], The Adventures, Brian Houston, Kevin Doherty, Mark Nevin [ex-Fairground Attraction] Bob Dylan, Tom Roger Aadland, Paul Casey, Doctor John, Chris Barber, Paul Brady, Lonnie Donegan, Howard Keel, Van Morrison, Brendan Quinn, Frank Gallagher and many more.

Kevin Lawless - Saxophonist
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Kevin is an experienced saxophonist and a high-energy entertainer with a gift and a passion for creating music.

He has played for large audiences at concerts, music festivals, theatre performances and radio appearances. 

Kevin knows how to masterfully adapt his style and craft to fit in with Artist requests.

Carl Harvey- Bass Guitar
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Carl has been playing bass professionally for over 20 years in Ireland and abroad. He joined the Ulster Youth Jazz Orchestra where he learned to read music and studied jazz harmony. During his time with the UYJO the orchestra won the BBC Junior Big Band Of The Year. In 2004 he enrolled in the Jazz Studies course at Trinity College Of Music in Greenwich London where he studied under bass lecturers Paul Westwood and Steve Watts. When he returned to Belfast he started playing with local artists such as Gareth Dunlop, Simon McBride, Ciaran Gribbin, Peter Corry, Brian Kennedy and the Ulster Orchestra where they performed support slots for acts such as Paul McCartney, Joe Satriani, The Stereophonics, James Morrison, Van Morrison among others. 

Stephen Davis- Drummer
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Drummer/Composer/educator

 

Stephen Davis has a career that crosses many different genres.  He has performed with Anthony Braxton, Van Morrison, Django Bates, Marc Ribot, Evan Parker, Joe Morris, Duke Special, Eddie Reader, Rufus Read, John Taylor and many others.  He has toured extensively throughout the UK, Europe and the United States of America.  

 

'A VERY EMPATHETIC PERFORMER WITH A STRONG PERCUSSIVE VOICE.'  Jazzwise.

Mike Whan- Bassist, Tuba player
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Colm Mclean- Guitar, Pedal steel
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Dave Howell- Saxophone
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Simon Templeton- Piano, Keys
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Richard "Bosky" Allen- Keyboard
Martay Galbraith- Drummer
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Emily Dolan Davis- Drummer
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Mick Conlon- Violin
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Simon McBride- Guitarist
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Ian 'Speedo' Wilson- Guitar
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Nathan Simpson- Trumpet, Flugelhorn
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Matt Weir- Drummer
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Gareth Hughes- Bass guitar
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Darragh Murphy- Uillean pipes
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Darragh Murphy is a musician based in Belfast. He started playing the Uilleann pipes at the age of 13 and by the age of 18 he had won 3 All Ireland titles. 

In 2007 he joined Riverdance and played in arenas all over the world. 

In 2010 Darragh was asked to join the Sharon Corr band. He had a wide ranging role in this band, also playing guitar and banjo. Highlights of these tours included playing at the Isle of Wight festival, sharing the stage with rock/blues legend Jeff Beck and playing the Avo Sessions in Switzerland. He features in the Sharon Corr Live in São Paulo DVD. 

Since 2015 Darragh has been touring with the world famous Celtic Woman show, playing venues such as Red Rocks in Colorado and the Fox Theatre in Atlanta. 

Darragh features on numerous artists’ albums, including Foy Vance’s “The Wild Swan”.