Great Irish Fiddlers

Great Irish Fiddlers: (in no particular order)

Liz Carroll - Chicago-based fiddle virtuoso.
Albums    Website

Kevin Burke - Great Sligo fiddler.
Albums    Website

Oisin Mac Diarmada - the great fiddler from Téada.
Albums    Website

Caoimhin O Raghallaigh - His Irish trad stuff is amazing, also check out his new modern stuff as well.
Albums    Website

Peter O'Loughlin (Peadar) - a great fiddler and piper from Clare.

the late Tommy Potts - a very unique fiddler who incorporated improvisation and crossed traditional boundaries.

Tommy Peoples - Amazing Donegal fiddler.
Albums    Website

Siobhan Peoples - Tommy's equally virtuosic daughter.
Albums    Interview

Franky Gavin - Virtuosic fiddler from Galway.
Albums    Website

Martin Hayes - excellent Clare style fiddler.
Albums    Website

Gerry O'Connor - wonderful fiddler, at home in northeastern Irish styles.
Albums    Website

Sean Smyth - the amazing fiddler for Lunasa.
Albums    Website

Liz and Yvonne Kane - Galway fiddlers.
Albums    Website

Paddy Fahy - Legendary East Galway fiddler and composer.

Sean Keane - fiddler for Ceoltori and the Chieftans, from Dublin.
Albums    Bio

the late John Doherty - Legendary Donegal Fiddler.

Paddy Canny - East Clare Fiddler.

Mary Custy - Clare Fiddler.

the late Patrick Kelly - West Clare fiddler.

the late Michael Coleman - Sligo emigré to the U.S.

the late Sean Ryan - all Ireland champ from 1955 and 1956, from Co. Tipperary

Eileen Ivers - New York born fiddler, studied under Martin Muvihill (from Co. Limerick); now plays Irish crossover (rock/funk/etc)
Albums    Website    

the late Bobby Casey - Co. Clare fiddler

1 comment:

  1. what about the legendry Sean Maguire of of the best fiddlers this world has ever seen.RIP Sean.