Alan Kelly: piano-accordion
John Kelly: flute
Brian McGrath: banjo, piano
Arty McGlynn: guitar
Jim Higgins: bodhran

Alan Kelly has gained recognition in recent years as one of a new crop of piano-accordion players whose playing, featured already on two successful solo albums, has helped rehabilitate the instrument. He is joined here by his brother John on flute, himself a strong player, and a great crew of accompanists--although I did find the occasional Hammond organ a bit much for my taste. The two brothers play through a great selection of dance tunes, including several Paddy O'Brien compositions as well as Liz Carroll's great "Diplodocus Jig," and Alan gives a lovely solo performance of "The Parting Glass." A most enjoyable album.

Rating: ****

Price: $16.99      
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   Alan Kelly: Mosaic
1. Reels: Mrs. Crehan’s / Quinn's / The Boys of Portaferry
2. Jigs: The One That Was Lost / The Hag’s Purse / The Black Rogue
3. Reels: The Caucus Reel / Lady on the Island / McGettrick’s
4. Reels: Jer Quigley’s / The Bunch of Green Rushes
5. Jigs: The Sporting Pitchfork / The Diplodocus / Charlie Mulvihill’s
6. Air & Reel: The Parting Glass / The Duke of Leinster
7. Reels: The Bush in Bloom / The Old Road to Garry / Captain Kelly’s
8. Hornpipes: The Mountain Ranger / The Harp and Shamrock
9. Reels: The Four Leafed Shamrock / The Concert Reel / Larkin's Beehives
10. Hornpipes & Reel: The Pleasures of Hope / The Palm Tree / Ah Surely
11. Jigs: Castletown Connors / Old John’s Jig / The Green Fields of Woodford
12. Reels: Sonny Brogan’s / Easter Sunday / The Glentaun