This is a great 30s-era Jazz band. Listening to this band would be like listening to Al Bowlly singing with Ray Noble and His Orchestra if only high-definition recording equipment had been around 70+ years ago. I've read somewhere that Her Majesty is not displeased whenever she hears the Pasadena Roof Orchestra. The band's website is www.pasadena.co.uk
Based on his musical interests and abilities, singer-songwriter-ethnomusicologist Tim Eriksen might have been born in a splintery wooden crib during the Revolutionary War, in a backwoods North Carolina church, in a hut along the Ganges, maybe even in the CBGBs bathroom. But no, the late-30s Eriksen was born in Massachusetts and grew up surrounded by the sound of his parents singing and by
At First Light are a traditional Irish music group. They comprise the talents of world renowned Uilleann Piper John McSherry and young fiddle player Dónal O'Connor. Combined with the sublime talent of Francis McIlduff from the famous McPeake clann, the power, clarity and sheer joy of Alan Burke formerly of the band Afterhours and 'Asturien Traditional Musician of the Year 2006' Rubén Bada. http://www.atfirstlight.net
Born in Perthshire, Scotland, Andy grew up in a family noted for its fine traditional singing. He first drew the attention of the music world with his work as lead singer and instrumentalist for Silly Wizard, with whom he toured until their break-up in 1988. It was while Andy was in the Wizards that he gained much recognition for his beautiful interpretations of the traditional songs of Scotland and Ireland and also became known as a master of songwriting in the traditional style.
Codes are an alternative/electronic quartet from Dublin, Ireland. Expansive yet melodic. Powerful yet delicate, their music colours the void between the ambience and longevity of soundtrack music and the energy and immediacy of live music. Codes are,
Daragh Anderson (Vocals, Guitars, Samples)
Eoin Stephens (Bass, Vocals, Synth)
Paul Reilly (Drums, Vocals, Samples)
Raymond Hogge (Guitars, Vocals, Piano, Synth)
There are several artists with the name Brian Kelly: 1. Brian Kelly (www.briankelly.com) is an award-winning, composer, pianist, and recording artist who has released two critically acclaimed contemporary piano instrumental albums. Brian resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2. Brian Kelly - New York-based rock musician. 2 albums: Each Day Blues, Receding Choir. www.briankellymusic.com 3. Brian Kelly is a London-based tenor banjo player who took lessons from the influential Brendan Mulkere and went on to win All-Ireland titles on both the banjo and mandolin.