Ladies Sing the Blues – Part 1 – Susan Tomelty

Ladies Sing the Blues is a series that celebrates Irish female jazz and blues singers. Part musician profile, part live performance, these programmes showcase three amazingly talented singers doing what they do best, sing!

Recorded live in Clontarf Yacht Club venue over three weeks in October 2011.  On the first three Saturdays of October punters will be treated to performances by Susan Tomelty, Honor Heffernan and Bree Harris respectively.

Programme 1 – Susan Tomelty hails from a theatrical and musical family in Portaferry, Co. Down. She has a passion for singing, writing melody and performing. Susan’s musical journey has taken her from her native Co. Down to Scotland, England, France, Sweden, Denmark, Nashville and all over Ireland. A pure and distinctive voice, she can cover a wide range of material but her influences are more Rhythm & Blues, Soul and Gospel. She regularly performs with Irish Blues legend Pat Farrell.

Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland