Traditional Irish Music
This is our Track of the Week and features Brendan Hendry & Jonny Toman. It has received the most plays over the last 7 days on Tradconnect. It is taken from their album Living Roots and they describe it as a “quest through the much loved heartlands of Irish and Appalachian traditions. Setting out with a Hornpipe and solid reel set, Living Roots is a journey through jigs & reels whose names are steeped in the tradition, from heartfelt slow airs on fiddle and dobro to the imaginative renderings of classic old-time Appalachian fiddle & banjo duets! The album features newly composed material from both Hendry & Toman drawing on traditional & modern tune forms. Harmonically the banjo & fiddle melodies are supported with textured acoustic guitars , bouzouki & dobro lines played by Toman". Guest musicians featured are Alison Crossey on Bodhrán , Rachel Toman on Vocals & Pete Toman on Double bass.
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