Artist Profiles: Moving Cloud

Moving Cloud

Moving Cloud was based mainly in Ennis, County Clare. This quintet was one of the finest traditional bands playing for dancing in Ireland in the 1990s. They were also a stellar concert band featuring five accomplished Irish musicians. The group played a wide variety of dance styles: jigs, reels, horn pipes, barn dances, clogs, waltzes, polkas and flings. Maeve Donnelly and Manus McGuire were former members of the group Buttons &Bows.

Musicians: Paul Brock (accordion and melodeon), Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Manus McGuire (fiddle), Kevin Crawford (flute) amd Carl Hession (piano).

Discography:

Moving Cloud ‎(Green Linnet, 1995)
Foxglove ‎(Green Linnet, 1998)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel is also co-founder of the Transglobal World Music Chart.

Angel has also produced and remastered world music studio albums and compilations for labels such as Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, and Music of the World.

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