SEEMS aeons since Cormac Kenevey surfaced on the Candid label, the indie run by legendary records man Alan Bates who ‘discovered’ no real need for any scare quotes as it’s a fair enough claim, Jamie Cullum. An aeon in this case is oh only a dozen or so years.

Kenevey as any fool might very well clock on to get to know is Ireland’s top male orthodox jazz singer and he embarks in just a week’s time to preview Turning Skies at Arthur’s, Dublin’s own Birdland — www.arthurspub.ie