The Nesbitt Family - Devils Bit Sessions

The Nesbitt Family - Devils Bit Sessions

format: CD   |   ref: DBS001   |   released: January 2018   |   condition: new

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19 Tracks; Bunch Of Green Rushes / The Ladies Cup Of Tea (Reels) * Neary's / Meelick Team (Jigs) * Japanese Hornpipe / The Contradiction (Hornpipe/Reel) * Captain O Kane (Planxty) *. Fisher's Rant / Glen Road To Carrick (Strathspey/Reel) * Caoineadh Eoghan Rua (Slow Air) * The Nutcracker / Red Whitethorn (Reels) * Old Lark On The Strand / Charlie's Aunt (Jigs) * The Cat That Ate The Candle / Over The Water To Bessie / Dandy Dinny Cronin (Reels) * The Wild Geese (Slow Air) * Garrykennedy Castle (Hornpipe) * Muineal An Bhardail / The Callan Lassies (Reels) * McCallums / Jackson's Wallop The Spot (Jigs) * Smash The Windows / Prestons (Reels) * Far Away Waltz / The Cock And The Hen (Waltz/Slip Jig) * Sonny's Favourite / Over The Hill / The Sandymount (Reels) * The Return Of Spring / The Mountain Pathway (Polkas) * Beare Island / Mcfaddens (Reels) * Down The Broom / The Gatehouse Maid (Reels).

This unique "session" style live album was recorded in the Nesbitt Family home in County Tipperary, at the foot of the Devil's Bit Mountain.

The album features 19 tracks and chats of live music performed by 3 generations of the Nesbitt Family featuring world renowned celtic violinist Mairead Nesbitt.

Mairead Nesbitt has returned to her roots in Co Tipperary, Ireland and created this album involving 13 members of the Nesbitt Family.

The youngest, Lilly is only 10 years old, and spans through to John Nesbitt who is 81 years young.

This was a very special project for these three generations and was a family affair from the content to the art direction. These are tunes that Kathleen and John Nesbitt learned from their parents and taught to their children and grandchildren.

Special guest and long-time family friend Eoghan O'Neill joined on acoustic bass and renowned producer Brian Masterson beautifully recorded, mixed and mastered this unique project produced by Mairead and Karl Nesbitt.


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