Garry Ó Briain

Garry O’Briain has been a member of a number of Irish ensembles, including Aengus, Buttons and Bows, Skylark, and The Brothers, and appeared on an extensive list of recordings as a session player. He has written music for stage, film and television, as well as over a hundred songs.
Garry’s solo album, “Cat Won’t Fly,” features some of his original works. His recording of the music of Ireland’s best-known composer, Turlough O’Carolan, Called “Carolan’s Dream,” is considered one of the finest interpretations of this 18th century composer.

Garry is also known for his studio production skills. He has helped produce albums for many musicians and groups including the Clancy Brothers, Danu, Mairtin O’Connor, Dordan, and Seamus and Manus McGuire. He also makes fine violins and mandocellos in his workshop.
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