Dolan’s Upstairs €15/10
Soweto Kinch (GB) – alto saxophone & rap
Damian Evans (AU) – bass
David Lyttle (IRL) – drums
Known for his passionate and driving approach to jazz that swings hard, 24-year-old drummer David Lyttle has quickly become one of this island’s most acclaimed performers. Following high-profile collaborations with saxophone giants Greg Osby, Jean Toussaint and Tommy Smith, he has assembled an exciting trio which features the mammoth talents of British alto saxophone/rap star Soweto Kinch and Australian bassist Damian Evans.
Kinch’s successful fusion of straight-ahead jazz and hip hop has led to two MOBO awards, three BBC Jazz Awards and a nomination for the Mercury Music Prize. Based in Ireland since the lae-nineties, Australian bassist Damian Evans has worked with US players such as Bill Carrothers and Jonathan Kreisberg, as well as leading Irish musicians Louis Stewart and Honor Heffernan.