The Aoife Doyle Band at the Courthouse Gallery

aoife imageAnnouncing the Aoife Doyle Band at the Courthouse Gallery in Ennistymon on 12th October 2017 at 8 pm

Doors – 8pm  Tickets – 10 euro / 7 euro concession

Johnny Taylor is one of the most in demand pianists in the country. He is currently touring with Mary Coughlan and has worked with singers Loah and Grammy nominated singer songwriter Hozier.  Andrew Csibi is equally busy playing with many of Irelands foremost Jazz groups and is regular bassist for Czech violin virtuoso Vladamir Jablokov.  Dominic Mullan is in demand as a session drummer and has also worked with Mary Coughlan as well as the late great Louis Stewart. He has drummed for Bagatelle and many other well known bands and singers.  Aoife Doyle is considered one of the new generation’s leading vocalists. In recent years she has stepped into the role of composer and in June 2017 she released her first album of original music ‘Clouds’ to critical acclaim.

‘The subtle power of Doyle’s beautiful, pliable voice makes this one of the finest Irish Jazz albums this year’  The Sunday Times

‘Aoife Doyle’s first album of original music is seriously accomplished’  The Sunday Times

‘Johnny Taylor’s sublime piano playing is a highlight of this Jazz led collection’  The Sunday Times

‘Clouds – is a collection of Doyle’s own songs, insightful, music-full, believable songs about love and longing that strike a deeper note and give her pitch-perfect group – pianist Johnny Taylor bassist Andrew Csibi and drummer Dominic Mullan – plenty to work with, musically and spiritually.’  The Irish Times

‘Aoife Doyle is up there with the best of them’  The Irish Independent

“Doyle’s singing is coming from a deeper, more natural place too, with a feeling for the blues learnt from Billie Holiday and the rare ability to improvise vocally…Her swinging quartet includes some of the best young players on the Dublin Scene.”  The Irish Times

“First class backing musicians…….a high-quality debut album” Irish Independent