Pride of New York

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All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
With a group comprising Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, and Felix Dolan, you certainly have one of the classiest Irish ceildih bands around, and they prove their qualities on this CD. The sets slide by as smooth as cream, mostly uptempo, but still with room for a couple of slower changeups, like the filigreed delicacy of "Sean McGlynn's Waltz" or "Slan Le Maigh," where Madden's flute carries the haunting air. Inevitably, everything's wonderfully played, and it's hard to resist the temptation to call a few friends and tell them to bring over their dancing shoes. These are some of the best Irish-American instrumentalists around, and they reach back to the old...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Nickson
With a group comprising Joanie Madden, Brian Conway, Billy McComiskey, and Felix Dolan, you certainly have one of the classiest Irish ceildih bands around, and they prove their qualities on this CD. The sets slide by as smooth as cream, mostly uptempo, but still with room for a couple of slower changeups, like the filigreed delicacy of "Sean McGlynn's Waltz" or "Slan Le Maigh," where Madden's flute carries the haunting air. Inevitably, everything's wonderfully played, and it's hard to resist the temptation to call a few friends and tell them to bring over their dancing shoes. These are some of the best Irish-American instrumentalists around, and they reach back to the old country for the tunes, bringing them alive with real zest and spirit -- you'll be hard-pressed to find something better than this.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/18/2009
  • Label: Compass Records
  • UPC: 766397452227
  • Catalog Number: 4522
  • Sales rank: 159,003

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Pride of New York Primary Artist
Billy McComiskey Button Accordion, Group Member
Brian Conway Fiddle, Group Member
Joanie Madden Flute, Human Whistle, Group Member
Brendan Dolan Piano, Group Member
Brendan Dolan Piano
Technical Credits
Billy McComiskey Producer
Brian Conway Producer
Myron Bretholz Song Annotations
Joanie Madden Producer
Martin Mulhaire Composer
Paddy O'Brien Composer
Martin Wynne Composer
Keith Chirgwin Engineer
Brendan Dolan Producer
Earle Hitchner Essay
Robert Hakalski Artwork
Emily Lazar Mastering
Traditional Composer
Finbarr Dwyer Composer
Maurice Lennon Composer
Pride of New York Arranger
Larry Redican Composer
Brendan Dolan Producer
Finbar Dwyer Composer
Martin Wynne Composer
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