Brian Morrissey

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The name’s Brian Morrissey. I play bodhrán, banjo, whistles & percussion & originally hail from Nenagh in Co. Tipperary. I am now living in Cork where I teach at Gaelscoil Charraig Uí Leighin. I previously lectured and tutored in Irish Traditional Music at the Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, University of Limerick from 2001-2006. I play regularly with Buille (Niall & Caoimhin Vallely & guests), John Spillane Band, Folk/Jazz group Carmina, the Tommie Cunniffe Trio, The Vallely Brothers Big Band, singer/songwriter Eoin Coughlan, solo pianist Caoimhin Vallely & occasionally with Donal Lunny, Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, North Cregg and others. My playing can be heard on the recently released albums from Kevin Crawford -"Carrying the Tune", Bobby Gardiner -"The High Level", Diarmaid and Donncha Moynihan -"The Lights of Ranzanico", and also on "Buille 2", Tommie Cunniffe - "Unbuttoned", Buille - "Buille", Lisa Hake - "Tree Over Sea", Carmina - "Crescent City" and Caoimhin Vallely - "Strayaway". I am the creator and producer of Pulses of Tradition, the Cork-based traditional Irish music, song and dance multi-media experience! I am also the director of The Lee Sessions, Cork city’s traditional session series.