A Week in January

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Seamus Egan was only 20 years old when he recorded A Week In January, but at that young age, it was crystal clear that he had already mastered traditional Irish folk. Egan, an Irish-American from Philadelphia who spent seven years in Ireland, demonstrates his mastery of the flute and the banjo on this entirely instrumental CD. In contrast to contemporary musicians who fuse Irish folk with elements of American pop and often use electric instruments in the process, Egan's approach is traditional and consistently acoustic. From the brisk tempo of "The Congress Set" and "Fermoy Lasses" to the soft reflections of the title song, this fine release makes it clear that Egan's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Alex Henderson
Seamus Egan was only 20 years old when he recorded A Week In January, but at that young age, it was crystal clear that he had already mastered traditional Irish folk. Egan, an Irish-American from Philadelphia who spent seven years in Ireland, demonstrates his mastery of the flute and the banjo on this entirely instrumental CD. In contrast to contemporary musicians who fuse Irish folk with elements of American pop and often use electric instruments in the process, Egan's approach is traditional and consistently acoustic. From the brisk tempo of "The Congress Set" and "Fermoy Lasses" to the soft reflections of the title song, this fine release makes it clear that Egan's love of Irish culture runs deep.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/1/1991
  • Label: Shanachie
  • UPC: 016351650542
  • Catalog Number: 65005

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Seamus Egan Primary Artist, Banjo, Flute, Whistle (Instrument), Tres, tin whistle
Mick Moloney Guitar
Eileen Ivers Fiddle
Joe Fusco Electric Guitar
Tom Hayes Percussion, Bodhran
Dirk Powell Banjo
Dave MacIsaac Bass, Guitar
Hilda Chiasson Piano
Michael Qharon Bass, Piano, Cello
Technical Credits
Seamus Egan Producer
Mick Moloney Producer
Glenn Barratt Engineer
Jay Hettler Engineer
Paul H. Kruger Engineer
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