John Fife

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Location: Antrim, Ireland


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Tripswitch ~ John McSherry
Tripswitch ~ John McSherry
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5.0 out of 5 stars Acoustic Perfection, 29 May 2006
In a nutshell: an album of fantastic tunes, brilliantly played! You could analyse the time signatures and tempo changes of these exciting tunes (many co-composed by McSherry and O'Connor, others traditional arrangements) till the cows come home, but what's the point? This is a glorious forty minutes' listen from start to finish, overflowing with crisp, clear guitars, very fine percussion, expressive fiddle and keyboard playing from Dónal O'Connor (son of Gerry), and the masterly flute, whistle and uilleann pipe playing of John McSherry. Last time I heard McSherry was on his excellent `At First Light' venture with Michael McGoldrick. This album has equally strong impact, and if… Read more