By Mark Lysaght

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"Collaborations" CD

This CD was released in July 2015 and is a unique collection of collaborations by accompanist
Mark Lysaght with Irish traditional musicians, including (in order of appearance on the CD)

John O’Brien, Joe Toolan, Mark Óg Lysaght, Mary Rowsome, Breanndán Ó’Beaglaíoch, Treasa Lavin, Lisa Conway, John Regan, Liz Coleman, Josephine Marsh, Seamus Ó’Rocháin, Eileen Hassett, Pauline Burke, Paul Kelly and Clodagh Warnock.

A total of 18 tracks and just over an hour of music - the hallmark of this recording is the variety of playing styles and accompaniment featured.

Melody instruments include uilleann pipes, fiddle, accordion, flute, banjo, mandolin, tin whistle and low whistle.

Accompaniment instruments include guitar, bouzouki, keyboards, piano, mandolin and bass guitar.

Additional percussion by Pauline Burke and Al Cowan.

CD available in selected stores in Ireland and also online from Claddagh, Custys and Tower Records.