Episode #3613

New Sounds Live: The Gloaming in The Greene Space (Part 1)

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Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Irish music super group The Gloaming perform live in The Greene Space, presented by New Sounds (Janice Yi)

From the New Sounds Live Concerts, listen to the Irish-American "Supergroup" The Gloaming, recorded at our own Jerome L. Greene Space a few weeks ago. The all-star ensemble is made up of extraordinary musicians: New York pianist Thomas Bartlett (aka Doveman), Chicago guitarist Dennis Cahill, gifted Irish fiddler Martin Hayes, hardanger innovator Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Irish master singer Iarla Ó Lionáird. Together, their collective sound creates a haunted world where spellbinding sounds of Celtic music meet the spare rhythms of minimalism and the artistic ferment of New York’s post-rock, post-classical scene. Host John Schaefer also interviews the musicians from the stage. 

What makes the Gloaming different from other Irish bands is the collective sum of their accomplished parts: a singer, two fiddlers, guitarist and pianist; and a willingness to explore, darken, linger, and expand on traditional forms, like reels, jigs and ballads.  Hear the band's spellbinding display from that evening's intimate performance.  (Part 1 of 2)

PROGRAM #3613 NS Live: The Gloaming @ The Greene Space, Pt 1 (First aired on 7/2/2014)  





The Gloaming

New Sounds Live, 6/20/2014 at The Jerome L. Greene Space

Opening Set [16:42]
Song 44 [6:17]
The Sailor's Bonnet [9:43]
Samhradh Samhradh [6:01]
Hunting the Squirrel, excerpt [4:37]

This performance not available commercially. All of the tunes in the set are available on The Gloaming’s self-titled record, out on Brassland.   (Brassland HWY-037)

Comments [1]

Don Bates from Triona's bar on Third Avenue in Mahattan

Haunting, beguiling, lilting, lovely, uplifting, a wonderful synthesis of Irish music and Irish and Irish-American feeling.

Go raibh maith agat!

Jul. 02 2014 09:01 PM

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