Yvonne Casey: fiddle
Kevin Griffin: banjo
Terry Bingham: concertina
Eoin O'Neill: bouzouki
Quentin Cooper Grau: mandolin, guitar
Luka Bloom: guitar
Ger Hoyne: bodhran
John O'Connell: double bass

Yvonne Casey is the fiddle player with the famous Clare band The Ceili Bandits--still the best name in the business--and she has just released a solo CD, on which she plays mostly traditional tunes, and a few other "world music" pieces with titles like "Bruca Manigua" and "Ska"--quite in fashion since Sharon Shannon and Mary Custy opened the way. Casey has a unique style, quite effective even though she uses little ornamentation, and a slightly rough-edged tone at times. Terry Bingham, Kevin Griffin, and Eoin O'Neill are among the "usual suspects" joining in. Those who love the music of the Bandits should enjoy this greatly.

Rating: *** 1/2

Price: $19.99
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1. Reels: Liz Carroll's / Paddy Ryan's Dream
2. Bruca Manigua
3. Reels: Yvonne Casey's / Maud Millar / The Floggin' Reel
4. Jigs: Killimor Jig / Jackie McCarthy's
5. Reels: Jack Coughlan's / Kilteery / Andy McGann's
6. Hornpipes: Hennessy's / Paddy Cronin's
7. Ska
8. Reels: The Maid in the Meadow / Honeymoon Reel
9. Jigs: Paddy Taylor's / June McCormack's
10. Reels: Jimmy Kelly's / The Balharbour Reel
11. Jigs: The Frost is All Over / Brian Conway's
12. Reels: The Reel of Mullinavat / Micho Russell's
13. Comanche Moon
See also:
      The Ceili Bandits
      Hangin' at the Crossroads