Danbury, Connecticut, USA – Today is the US release date for Téada, the debut album by Irish band Téada. Their debut CD features the unique fiddle-playing and vocals of Sligo musician, Oisín Mac Diarmada, the flute and harmonic guitar playing of London-born John Blake, rhythmic bouzouki and banjo-playing from Seán McElwain of Monaghan, and Tristan Rosenstock on bodhrán. Téada (tay-da): means ‘strings’ in the Irish language. The group was recently voted “Best Traditional Newcomers” of 2003 in the Irish Music Magazine Readers’ Poll. Teada embarked on a major American tour recently.
Author: Angel Romero
Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.