Artist Profiles: Reeltime

Reeltime was an Irish traditional music quartet that combined stellar instrumental skills with a genius for arranging. Centered around the virtuoso playing of fiddler Máirín Fahy and accordionist Eilis Egan, Reeltime moved easily from love songs to reels to uptempo jazz infused music.

Musicians: Máirín Fahy – fiddle, vocals; Eilis Egan – accordion; Chris Kelly – guitars; Benny Hayes – keyboards, backing vocals


Reeltime (Green Linnet, 1995)
Live It Up (Green Linnet, 1998)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV 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 albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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