Producer, Studio, Multi Instrumentalist
“Charlie Watts, Kenny Jones, Andy Newmark, Simon Kirk, Wayne P Sheehy, nothing more needs to be said about Wayne does it?”
Wayne Patrick Sheehy, professional musician and producer raised in Worcestershire England .
He moved to his Fathers native Ireland in 1974. Educated in Bantry and Cork. Wayne has worked all over the world as a performer and recording artist he has performed and recorded with Ron Wood, Bo Diddley, Cactus World News, Bono, Damien Dempsey, Carl Carlton, Robert Palmer, Hothouse Flowers, Michelle Shocked, The Chieftans, Andrew Strong, Eric Burden and Solas, to name but a few.
He formed the critically acclaimed Armada with Canadian singer Jeff Martin and also toured extensively with him as a duo using his unique Octopus stand up percussion system, much emulated around the world. Wayne continues to work with Damien Dempsey (No 1 album in Ireland 2013), Rolling Stone Ron Wood and has his own project with Tania Nassibian (Greek /Armenian singer) called DDAAKKUU. Wayne remains continually in demand as a Drummer and Percussionist and recently performed at the concert of the year 2012 “Electric Burma concert” a celebration in honour of Aung San suu Kyi, (the Burmese political activist) playing percussion with Bono, Bob Geldof, Lupe Fiasco, Angelique Kidjo, Damien Rice, Jerry Duplessis, Declan O Rourke amongst others.
He was also the house drummer for the celebrated BBC Celtic Connections concert Song Of Ireland featuring the cream of Irelands international talent. He has just completed Damien Dempsey’s recently sold out British and Irish tour.
Wayne is a much in demand producer and has his own fully equipped recording studios, “Ocean Studios” with recording suites in Ireland’s “riviera” Kilcrohane in West Cork (residential) and South County Dublin. He brings a wealth of experience to his production work and not only is he a multi instrumentalist but provides the complete recording package, a very valuable asset to the working artist.
Contact Wayne Sheehy:
PH: +353 87 2885830