Willie and Siobhán Kelly, New Jersey
Finally a woman! Veronica McNamara is a first generation Irish-American fiddler and also a pupil of James Morrison.
Listen to Veronica talk about her life, music and her memories of Morrison.
This week in our Keepers of the Flame series on Irish immigrant musicians in the USA, it’s the turn of the great flute-player Jack Coen, who left Woodford for the Bronx in 1949. Jack was not able to join us for Willie and Siobhán Kelly’s Kitchen Session, but 2 days later, Willie took me [...]
Well we’re back after a little hiatus…! Website being updated and revamped. You’ve been asking, so we will shortly upload all Series 1 of the Kitchen Sessions for your delectation. For now have a listen to this interview with Mike McHale. It will be broadcast this week on “The Wednesday Session” [...]
A few days after the New Jersey Kitchen Session, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a more leisurely chat with Msgr. Charlie Coen and I recorded a few easy-going tunes from him too. Now in his seventies, he has spent twice as much time living in the USA as he ever did [...]
Sorry for the delay in posting this MP3 here. The Kitchen Sessions crew have been a little jet-lagged!
Paula will post more information about this programme shortly. In the meantime, enjoy the show, and don’t forget to tune in to Clare FM at 5pm today for the final programme in the series, live from [...]