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Tracks and Paths from Devil’s Bit Sessions (DVD)
Exclusive 20 minute DVD only available on Máiréad’s site! Don’t miss this intimate look at the Nesbitt Family Devil’s Bit Sessions recording sessions from the family home in County Tipperary.
Devil’s Bit Sessions (CD)
Devil’s Bit Sessions is a unique “session” style live album which was recorded in the Nesbitt Family home in County Tipperary, at the foot of the Devil’s Bit Mountain. This unique album features 19 tracks and chats of live music performed by three generations of the Nesbitt Family, featuring world renowned Máiréad Nesbitt.
Hibernia features beautiful slow airs, vocals, lively dance tunes and ferocious fast paced reels. The album features orchestral suites of all original music by Máiréad herself, along with Colm Ó Foghlú and Liam Bates.
The album was recorded at Windmill Lane Studios and Soundscape Studio in Ireland by Brian Masterson. The album features the Orchestra of Ireland and special guests: Karl Nesbitt, Mick O’Brien, Kathleen and John Nesbitt, Seán Nesbitt, Noel Eccles, Nick Bailey, leader Kenneth Rice, vocal guest Nathan Pacheco, foot percussion by Gráinne Uí Chaomhánaigh, Áine Cody, Bernie Sullivan and Coleman Lydon. Conducted by Liam Bates.
Vista Point (CD)
Vista Point is the debut album from musician/producer Karl Nesbitt.
At the core of the album are Karl’s new compositions and arrangements, as performed by a five-piece band blending rhythm section with Irish traditional instruments. Influenced by innovators of Irish music over the past twenty years especially, Karl’s respect for Traditional music shines through in his treatment of the various sets on the album, whilst achieving a tasteful, fresh and exciting debut.
Vista Point features solo performances from Karl on flute and bouzouki, songs from John Spillane and Niall Connolly, and duet/solo tunes from Máiréad and Seán Nesbitt, reflecting the more authentic background Karl’s family have in the music. It features new tunes from Edel McLaughlin, Marien Collins, Seamus Gibson, and Sean Nesbitt, as well as traditional classics from Josie McDermott and William Marshall (Scotland).
Produced and arranged by Karl, engineered and mixed by Donncha Moynihan (Calico) and mastered by Calum Malcolm (Nazareth, Capercaille), the calibre of Vista Point speaks for itself as a debut of the highest quality.GO BACK