Toronto-born bassist Kieran Overs has been active on the jazz scene for the past 20 years. Working in Toronto as a sideman with such name artists as Chet Baker, Sonny Stitt, Zoot Sims, Dewey Redman, Barry Harris,George Shearing and Mel Torme, Kenny Wheeler, Sonny Greenwich, Kenny Barron, Junior Mance and Harold Mabern Jr., and touring internationally with Moe Koffman/Dizzy Gillespie (1982 to 1989) and Jane Bunnett, he has established a solid reputation in Canadian jazz. To his credit, Overs has 3 CD's on the Unity label as leader/producer and many more as a sideman. He is currently leading a quartet and a nonet. Travelling extensively Overs has performed in Europe and the U.S.with Jane Bunnett, Sheila Jordan and Jeanne Lee, played at major festivals in Canada in a duo setting with pianist Marilyn Lerner and studied in Denmark with bassist Neils-Henning Orsted Pedersen.


As leader:

"Gateway" Unity 124
"Shapeshift" Unity 141
"Quartetto" Unity 148


"It Could Happen to You" Lorne Lofsky Pablo
"Lorne Lofsky" Lorne Lofsky Jazz Inspiration 31081
"Dreamsville" Alex Dean JustinTime
Both Feet Alex Dean Unity 109
"Kaitlyn's Waltz" Alex Dean Unity 139
Brian Dickinson Jazz Inspiration
"Friday the 14th" Bernie Senensky Unity
"Fun & Games" Bernie Senensky Unity
"Live at Sweet Basil" Jane Bunnett Denon CAN-9009
"Spirits of Havana" Jane Bunnett Denon
"Water is Wide" Jane Bunnett Denon CAN-9017
"Here 'Tis" Junior Mance Sackville SKCD2-3050
"Philadelphia Bound " Harold Mabern Sackville SKCD2-3051



Bruce Lahti at BML Management
Tel: (904) 471-3711
Fax: (904) 471-8314