|Joe Derrane & John McGann
I love the warm, reedy sound of the traditional wood-case button accordion. To me, it's the most joyful sound in Irish (or Cajun) music. And when the legendary Joe Derrane is behind the box, I'm always torn: should I jump up to dance or just sit back with my jaw in my lap listening to his blazing speed and endless inventions? more...
A "dream team" Irish trio plays traditional jigs, reels and airs with passion and originality. Led by button accordion master Joe Derrane, 2004 National Heritage winner. more...
With sound like no Celtic CD youve heard, theyve laid down a kickass set of authentic traditional Irish musichighly danceable and passionately devoid of green beer and leprechaun commercialism. more...
O'Rourke and Lewis Nash's Celtic Jazz Collective
They created a historic first and they made fun music: their infectious Afro-Caribbean-Celtic grooves will have you popping your fingers and step-dancing, whether youre a jazzer or a Gael. more...