Harry Bradley: flute, tinwhistle
Jesse Smith: fiddle
Paul O'Shaughnessy: fiddle
John Blake: guitar, piano
Seamus O'Kane: bodhrán
Anthony McGrath: bouzouki
Seosamh Ó Neachtain: dancing

This 2002 recording, Harry Bradley's second (but the only one of the two still available),  is as brilliantly played as his first. On this installment, the Belfast-born musician plays flutes in C, D, and Eb, as well as marching band flute and Clarke C whistle, and is joined by a formidable group of guest musicians. Bradley derives inspiration from the great players of the 1920s, particularly Leitrim flute player John McKenna and Sligo fiddle player James Morrison, and tunes borrowed from their recorded repertoire are featured on several tracks here, for instance the great barndances on which Bradley is joined by Jesse Smith. Bradley's strong tone, trademark pulsing breath, and great sense for melodic invention are in evidence throughout, and this album is and will remain one of  the "must-hear" in Irish traditional flute music.

Rating: ****

Price: $21.99                     Recommended
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See also:
     Harry Bradley: The Night-Rambler's Companion
     The Tap Room Trio
     Paul O'Shaughnessy & Harry Bradley: Born for Sport
1. Reels: The Walls of Liscarrol / The Castlebar Races
2. Barndances: The Ballroom Favourite #2 / The Belle of the Ball
3. Reels: The Tinker's Stick / Within a Mile of Dublin
4. Reels: Colonel Rodger's Favourite / Johnny Henry's
5. Hornpipes: Jim Coleman's / Spellan's Fiddle
6. Reels: The Lilies in the Field / The Gatehouse Maid
7. Jigs: The Kinnegad Slashers / An Port Ard
8. Air: The Pretty Girl Milking her Cow
9. Reels: Paddy Mills' / The Lady on the Island
10. Reels: The Shaskeen / Bonnie Kate
11. Air: The Ash Grove
12. Reels: The Old Maids of Galway/ My Mary Anne
13. Polka & March: My Love is but a Lassie / Bonaparte crossing the Rhine
14. Highland & Reels: Highland / Captain Kelly's
15. Reels: The Lady of the House / The Tailor's Timble (reels)