Danny G & the Major 7ths’ original music is inspired by Neo-Soul artists D’Angelo and J Dilla, as well as classics like Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield. With emphasis on harmonies and grooves, the Major 7ths feature four vocalists and an all-star line-up. They are currently recording a debut album, set for release this year.
Ornettesque is a new group from bassist Sean Maynard. After moving to London, he’s back for this special occasion bringing us original compositions inspired by Ornette Coleman’s pianoless quartet.
The group features a fantastic front line. Yurodny’s Nick Roth on the Alto Saxophone and one of Dublin’s best jazz trombonists Colm O’hara. This time the band will be accompanied by drummer and composer Tommy Gray.
They have played in many groups in different settings over the last 10 years and from doing so have developed a wonderful rapport and sensitivity unique sound.
Taking the nectar from blues, latin and funk music, this sleek modern band flowers to create an unique sound.Influenced by Beck, Tom Waits, Quantic.. They have stewed their magic to create their new upcoming debut album ‘Lights at Sea’. They draw influences from many areas, front man Richard Farrell travelled to New Orleans and Havana Cuba, mixed around with the locals to discover the simple nature of their passion for music, bass player Graham Heaney has been Dublins upstanding funk man, laying the groove any where he sets foot. Drummer Sebastian Jezzi who hails from Argentina brings with him a wizard like mastery behind the drum kit, he has a very peculiar touch, one of the most musical drummers out there. With their talents combined, this make up for a very special band, they have recently hooked up with the Hipdrop Collective to broaden their horizons.