Monday January 27, 2020

Walking the traditional route

Touring might be where it’s at for musicians financially, but virtuoso Martin Hayes still sees recording albums as a matter of ‘artistic necessity’, writes Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

15th October, 2017
Martin Hayes: ‘This is artistically the most productive time of my life’ Pic: Diarmuid Greene

‘I don’t think my core style has changed from the age of 15. A good many things have been added onto it. When I sit back and just play, I probably am more expressive and maybe my tone is a little better, but my fundamental tone is still the same. It’s like my accent is still my accent from Co Clare.”

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