A NIGHT WITH LAOISE LEAHY AND THE JOHNNY TAYLOR TRIO
A JOURNEY BETWEEN ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS OF CONTEMPORARY JAZZ MUSIC
LAOISE LEAHY – VOICE
JOHNNY TAYLOR – PIANO
BARRY DONOHUE – BASS
DOMINIC MULLAN – DRUMS
Laoise Leahy will perform an intimate show at Lulu’s Jazz Club in Little Whelan’s, spanning a range of original and interpreted music with the inimitable Johnny Taylor Trio consis1ng of Johnny Taylor (piano), Barry Donohue (bass) & Dominic Mullan (drums)
Hailed as one of Ireland’s ﬁnest jazz vocal talents; performer, songwriter and educator Laoise Leahy brings a unique blend of classic, contemporary and original jazz music to her live shows. Laoise is currently supported by the Arts Council of Ireland and is Jazz Ar1st in Residence 2023 at Cork Opera House where she brings unique monthly sold out shows to the Green Room venue.
Laoise is a dynamic and versa1le singer, a regular soloist with large ensembles such as The RTE Concert Orchestra, The New Irish Jazz Orchestra and many years experience as a session singer with the likes of Bon Iver, Damon Albarn, Damien Rice, Jack O’ Rourke & Gilbert O’Sullivan while regularly fron1ng her own projects and ensembles for fes1vals, concerts and recordings. Laoise recently released her debut single ‘Girl’ on all major platforms which was warmly received and broadcast on BBC & RTE radio. Her composi1on and improvisa1on techniques incorporate a life1me inﬂuence of jazz, soul, electronic, pop and blues music. Laoise Leahy along with The Johnny Taylor Trio are sure to wow all in attendance.
“Great Jazz Voice on Blue” Carl Corcoran – RTE Lyric FM (Blue of the Night)
“…some of the ﬁnest work by an Irish jazz artist in the last ten years.” Dr. Linley Hamilton BBC Ulster ‘Jazz World’ broadcaster