|“Two of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians”
Jackie Daly & Matt Cranitch
Jackie Daly (accordion)
The words “Button accordion” and “Jackie Day” are
synonymous in the world of Irish traditional music.
Described by the New York Times as “probably the best
accordionist in Ireland”, Jackie was born in Kanturk, Co. Coruk,
where he grew up surrounded by the rich
music tradition of Sliabh Luachra.Matt Cranitch (fiddle)
Matt Cranitch is renowned as a fiddle-player and teacher,
both at home in Ireland and abroad. He has performed
extensively at concerts and festivals, on radio and television,
and has presented lectures, master-classes and
workshops on various aspects of Irish music.
He has won All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil titles,
as well as The Fiddler of Dooney and Oireachtas Crotty Cup.
New York Irish Center
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