Album reviews


Martin Hayes & Brooklyn Rider: The Butterfly (251 Records)

During the past decade, renowned Clare fiddler Martin Hayes has taken several steps outside of his traditional solo oeuvre with a host of collaborations, most notably with Irish-American supergroup the Gloaming and Chicago acoustic guitarist Dennis Cahill. This latest alliance, with New York string quartet Brooklyn Rider, while not a million miles from the recent work of his own Martin Hayes Quartet, ...