The Bohemian Mooney - Irish Times jazz album of the year

Nigel Mooney has long been regarded as Ireland’s leading blues singer/guitarist. His sensitive tenor voice, soulful jazz guitar stylings and preference for an acoustic-sounding, jazz approach to the blues have made him a unique and popular artist. Mooney’s Gripewater Blues Band was a significant group on the Irish blues scene of the eighties, but the Mooney of today was first documented on debut first album 'All My Love's In Vain' (Rubyworks). It became the island's biggest selling jazz album of 2005, with major airplay from champions such as RTE's Ryan Tubridy, and chart placements for the single 'Beautiful Day'.
 
An RTE album of the week with extensive pre-release airplay on Radio 1, 'The Bohemian Mooney' is Mooney’s much-anticipated second album and sees him in both small group and big band settings, with VIP appearances by international music icons Georgie Fame and Louis Stewart. It features his working group of Johnny Taylor (piano), Dan Bodwell (bass) and Dominic Mullan (drums), with Richie Buckley (Van Morrison), Linley Hamilton (Paul Brady) and Michael Buckley (Glen Hansard) among the horn section.
 

New album "the bohemian mooney" release date May 27th 2013.

"...one of the most enjoyable jazz albums to emerge in many a year." - Donald Helme, RTE
"...Nigel Mooney at his very best, with a tremendous group..." - The Independent

NEWS for Summer 2015

...Big Band Concert at Doonbeg Jazz Festival in Clare; Grant Green Tribute Tour with the Great Celtic Guitars; Blues Festival in Armagh... See below...

 



Saturday 9th May 9pm

J.J. Smyth's, Aungier St, Dublin

Nigel Mooney with Johnny Taylor Trio



Sunday 31st May 3pm

Doonbeg Jazz Festival, Doonbeg, Co. Clare

Nigel Mooney Big Band concert with Dublin City Jazz Orchestra



Sunday 31st May 10.30pm

Morrissey's, Doonbeg, Co. Clare

Nigel Mooney Organ trio featuring Scott Flanigan



Monday 1st June 3pm

Bloom Festival, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Nigel Mooney with The Johnny Taylor Trio



June 24th to 28th Grant Green Tour

In Celebration of the 80th Birthday of Grant Green, Nigel Mooney Organ Trio on tour with Scott Flanigan, Organ; Dominic Mullan, Drums; and the Great Celtic Guitars of Nigel Mooney, Hugh Buckley, and special guest Jim Mullen.

Dates below.



Wednesday 24th June 9pm

The Hot Spot @ The Beach House, Greystones, Co. Wicklow

Nigel Mooney's Grant Green tribute tour with special guest, Jim Mullen, begins at The Hot Spot



Thursday 25th June 9pm

Billy Byrne's, Kilkenny

Nigel Mooney's Grant Green Tour continues...



Friday 26th June 9pm

J.J. Smyth's, Aungier St., Dublin

Nigel Mooney's Grant Green tribute with Jim Mullen (as above)



Saturday 27th June 9pm

J.J. Smyth's, Aungier St., Dublin

Nigel Mooney's Grant Green tour continues...



Sunday 28th June 12pm

S.D. Bell's, Newtonards Rd., Belfast

Nigel Mooney's Grant Green tour concludes...

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August 7th to 9th

Sevenhills Blues Festival, Armagh - times and venues to be confirmed

Nigel Mooney Organ Trio


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