Rory McCarthy

Piano, keyboards

(Shows: Ballydehob Jazz Festival)

Rory McCarthy is a piano player and keyboardist from Cork. He graduated in 2012 from UCC with BA Hons in Maths-Music and completed his MA in music performance at the Cork School of Music in 2022 with first-class honours. Rory has worked consistently since 2012 as a session player for a number of well-established Irish musicians including Brian Deady, John Blek, Marc O Reilly, Niall McCabe, and Pa Sheehy. His talent has taken him to studios in Nashville and Memphis and on tours across the UK and continental Europe. Rory also composes for screen and stage productions, including Screen Ireland Short Films.