The Jeremiahs released their debut album in 2015. That album revealed them as a force to be reckoned with on the ever-vibrant Dublin music scene. The trio is Joe Gibney on vocals and stomp box, James Ryan, guitar, bouzouki, harmonica, backing vocals, and Jean-Christophe Morel on fiddle, bouzouki and shakers. Their award-winning new album, The Femme Fatale of Maine, has gained them the stature as one of Ireland’s best acts.
- Album of the Year 2018 Live Ireland
- Male Vocalist of the Year 2018 Live Ireland
- Winners of the 2015 Best Vocal & Instrumental Album Live Ireland
- Male Vocalist of the Year 2015 Chicago Irish American News
- Winners of the 2015 Christy Moore Songwriter Showcase
- Winners of the 2013 Ballyshannon Folk Festival Showcase
Male Vocalist of the Year 2018 Live Ireland
Joe, with his instantly recognizable timbre, offers a diverse repertoire of songs, from rousing sea shanties to emotional traditional songs of hardship, love and loss. His obvious passion and love for these songs, old and new, is plain to see and hear and will entrance and warm the heart of any music lover. A talented Dublin born singer with a melting pot of influences.
Born in Bordeaux, in France, Jean-Christophe has been playing classical music from the tender age of 4. His love affair with Irish traditional music began after he sat in at a session during his studies at the conservatoire of Bordeaux. A few years later, he went studying Irish traditional music in Dublin for a year where he met the band. He has since completed a Masters in the Conservatoire National Supérieur of Music and Danse of Lyon. His love and interest in all kinds of music and his experience in playing jazz and classical music influenced a lot his playing in Irish traditional music. The original project The Jeremiahs has been a great opportunity to develop his own style of playing and composing.
Winner of The Christy Moore Songwriter Showcase
Dublinese accompanist James has amassed a wealth of experience having already performed in over 14 different countries to date.
James’ draws on a wide a range of influences from different genres and traditions which is evident is his unique percussive backing style. As well as an established teacher James is also an experienced sound engineer having worked with a long list of talented and well respected musicians and singers in the studio.
- Julien hails from Bordeaux in France and began playing the flute at the age of 11. Under the wing and strong influence of great players such as Jean-Michel Veillon and Sylvain Barou, amongst others, Julien’s wonderful style began to really flourish.
- While studying Jazz music at the Conservatoire of Agen and attending the prestigious Didier Lockwood school in Paris, Julien immersed himself in the works of great artists such as Chris Potter, Stéphane Guillane and Benôit Sourisse.
These factors, combined with the unabating presence in his life of Irish music, have shaped Julien into a flute player of great sensitivity with an amazing ability to improvise.