Traditional Irish Music
While we are on the subject of Cormac Breatnach it is worth checking out this great animation that has been produced to go with his new album Éalú
Singing on the new album is Aoife Doyle, Kokia, Uché G. Akujobi and U.S. actress/singer Vanessa Williams (Desperate Houswives). Also participating are musicians, Gavin Ralston, Aongus Ralston, Aoife Doyle, Roger Doyle, Fiachra Trench, Steve Cooney, Niwel Tsumbu, Brian Dunning, Paul McAteer, Robbie Harris, Seán Whelan, Eamon Murray, Seamus Brett, Michael Considine, Jaimé Muñoz, Carlos Beceiro, Jorge Arribas, and Diego Galaz. The CD was launched formally in early March 2012.
Cormac has been immersed in the Irish musical tradition from early childhood. Throughout his long career he has played with artists as diverse as Elvis Costello, Vanessa Williams, Donal Lunny, Bernard Purdie and Susan McKeown and has recorded many albums to date. His music is highly influenced by jazz and blues. Recently, he has acknowledged and embraced his Spanish/Basque roots. If you haven't discovered his music to date then check this album and his older albums with Deiseal out. cormacbreatnach.com
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