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Kevin Dempsey  Biography

Kevin is currently an active musician on the Toronto area jazz scene. He is a product of the Mohawk College and York University Jazz Programs. His education also includes the Banff Summer Jazz Intensive and private instruction in New York City. Besides being a member of the Trish Colter/Paul Read Quintet, Kevin can also be heard with the Tim Postgate Group, The Duncan Hopkins Group, David Occhipinti, and is probably best known for his work with The Dave McMurdo Jazz Orchestra. Kevin has performed with Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland, Nick Brignola, Julian Priester, and John Ballantyne. Kevin is also composer and leader of his own  group, and is currently teaching at Mohawk College.