Internationally respected as a performer and tutor, Brian McNamara hails from a musically rich rural region (County Leitrim) of Ireland which has produced notable musicians past and present and which has been prominently associated with the preservation and performance of Irish Traditional Music.
Introduced to the Uilleann pipes in 1979, Brian has become renowned nationally and internationally for his unique musical style and repertoire. As a winner of multiple All-Ireland titles at Junior and Senior level during the 1980s, he became a regular member of concert tour groups and now travels extensively as a solo performer and tutor.
1) The Newport Lasses / The Gander in the Pratie Hole / When Sick is it Tea you want?
2) An tSean Bhean Bhocht / The Tailor's Twist
3) The Old Bush / Jenny's Wedding
4) Seán Buí / Tap the Barrel / Neary's Jig / Haul her Across the Road
5) Ní ar Chnoc ná ar Ísleacht
6) The Beauties of Ireland / Under the Willows she is Sleeping / The Old Figaree
7) Colonel Frazer
8) Stoney Batter / The Templehouse / Grier's #37
9) An Bonnán Buí
10) Satin Slipper / Our House at Home / Jackson's Hi Ho
11) The Groves
12) The Braes of Busby / Sean Reid's Favourite
13) Gusty's Frolics
14) Loch na gCaor
15) My Former Wife / Sergeant Early's Jig
16) The Torn Jacket / My Love is Fair and Handsome / Sporting Kate
17) The Morning Thrush