An all-star ensemble of Celtic musicians will pay tribute to
Cunningham, the inimitable Scottish fiddler and raconteur who died in
December 2003. The program features music written by Johnny, including
selections from the score to
Peter & Wendy, as well as a variety of tunes he liked to play.
The ensemble includes Johnny’s brother, accordionist
Burke, multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan of
McKeown: and guitarist Aidan Brennan.The concert will take place Saturday, February 5, at 8 p.m., at Town Hall,
located on 123 W. 43rd St. & Ave of The Americas. $35/$30 // World Music
Institute friends: $30/$26.
[Photo: Phil Cunningham].
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.