How It’s New York:  We have  terrific accordion players in the area, some living here, some visiting:  Mirella Murray from Cherish the Ladies among them!
How It’s Irish:  Martin Donohoe, who brought this to my attention, lives in Cavan, and the recording will be launched at the All Ireland Fleadh in Cavan.  Martin also has a radio show that you can listen to on the web:  “The Wind that Blows” Radio Show every Saturday Night 6pm to 8pm IRISH TIME
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Invitation To Record For New Traditional Irish Music Piano Accordion CD
Solo and accompanied performances of Traditional Piano Accordion music
accepted.   Non profit making CD to include performances from seasonedtraditional music performers.
We want smell of the bog rather than pure competition music that will depict individual styles and personal/ regional influences.
Each artist will be responsible for theproduction of their own recording and must submit finished recordingfor audition and CD production to F M Recording Studios, Railway Road,Belturbet, Co. Cavan ASAP. Closing date for recordings will be May 31,2012.
Volume 1 will be launched at All Ireland Fleadh 2012 in Cavan.
All artistes must be over 25 years of age. Each recorded artiste will
receive 20 free CD’s . This recording will be property of and released
under auspices of Cavan Fleadh 2012 committee.
Copyright rules must be observed and composer’s permission sought.
Sendthis info to anyone you think should be recorded. The pressure is on
and I need to be working on recordings. Thanks a million.
Philip Clarke Cavan 2012
Gwen Orel
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