Kieran Overs

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Bassist Kieran Overs has been active on the Toronto jazz scene since the mid 1970s. Although a popular sideman, Overs has received critical success for the writing in his own larger ensembles. As a soloist…
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Bassist Kieran Overs has been active on the Toronto jazz scene since the mid 1970s. Although a popular sideman, Overs has received critical success for the writing in his own larger ensembles. As a soloist on his own recordings, he tends to favour a style similar to Charlie Haden, a modern approach that reaches through the changes in search of more pure melodies. As a sideman, Overs has worked with a wide variety of players, including; Chet Baker, Sonny Stitt, Zoot Sims, Kenny Wheeler, Don Pullen, Barry Harris, and Harold Mabern. Overs also performs outside the jazz genre; working extensively with Roger Whittaker.