Ian is originally from Australia and has played on more than 70 albums either as a sideman or a leader. He has performed and recorded with people such as multi instrumentalist James Morrison and legendary guitarists Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor. Ian has played at festivals and events all over the world.
Firmly rooted in the jazz tradition Equally at home on the acoustic or electric guitar, critics have described his playing as, "endlessly inventive, lyrical and always swinging."
Ian always surrounds himself with the best swinging jazz musicians he can get. The combo plays classic jazz, from a sophisticated inner city salon to a latin style street party to a gypsy campfire and is guaranteed to get everyone happy and foot tapping and dancing. It's going to be a sensational gig, you have to be there!!!
Ian's latest album was recorded with the great trumpet player; Bob Barnard and is available for download at: https://datebrothers.bandcamp.com
Ian Date - guitar, trumpet, vocals
Myles Drennan - piano
Neil Ó Loclainn- bass
Dan Walsh - drums
Brian Wynne - saxophone