Robbie Harris

Robbie Harris

Robbie Harris is a bodhrán player and percussionist. Over the years he has performed and recorded with
artists such as Emer Mayock, Eileen Ivers, Moya Brennan, Stocktons Wing, Bill Whelan, Brian Kennedy,
Daimen Demsey, Finbar Furey, Mick Moloney, Puck Fair, Grada, Secret Garden, The Fleadh Cowboys,
Zoe Conway, Eoin Duignan, Declan Masterson, Hector Zazou, Sami Moukaddem, Rodrigo y Gabriela and Kila.

In this year’s St Patrick’s Festival he was the musical Director with City Fusion. This project went on to win best pageant award in the parade. As percussion director of Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre’s production of The Bull he performed at The Barbican London in 2007 and in the Dublin Theatre Festival in 2005.

In 2004 he and Dave Boyd conceived and composed Elements a percussion show for The Ark, Dublin. This production was highly successful and will begin a European tour in 2009.

After having toured extensively with Riverdance-The Show in 2000 he joined the Broadway production in New York. While living there he was a guest lecturer at The Julliard and The New School, NYC.

In 2000 he compiled and released a double album called
Pure Bodhrán a collection of 19 of the leading exponents of the drum from all over Ireland. It features the first ever recording of the instrument made in 1927.

He has worked on theatre shows with The Abbey, Teatrul National Bucuresti , Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre, Rough Magic, Corn Exchange, Passion Machine, Macnas, Dance Theatre of Ireland, The Ark a Cultural Centre for Children, Barnstorm, Siamsa Tire, Rubato Ballet and Dublin Youth Theatre.
Film credits include Pump Action, Mystics, Gold in the Streets and Moll Flanders.
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Robbie Harris Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

Bill Whelan Bill Whelan - Riverdance (Music From The Show) (Album, Comp) Universal Records, Universal Records Europe 1995 Sell This Version
Rodrigo Y Gabriela Rodrigo Y Gabriela - Re-foc (Album) Rubyworks UK & Ireland 2002 Sell This Version
Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul - Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul (Album) Koch Records Japan 2002 Sell This Version
50-50466-7437-2-5 Brian Kennedy Brian Kennedy - On Song(CD, Album) Curb Records, Warner Strategic Marketing 50-50466-7437-2-5 Europe 2003 Sell This Version
Secret Garden Daughters Of Erin and 1 more… Secret Garden - Earthsongs (Album) Universal Norway 2005 Sell This Version
Moya Brennan* Moya Brennan* - Signature (Album) BEO Records, Fierce! Distribution Europe 2006 Sell This Version
9101621 Kokia Kokia - Fairy Dance ~Kokia Meets Ireland~(CD, Album) Wasabi Records (2) 9101621 France 2008 Sell This Version
AKD-1613 Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* - Forgotten Carnival(CD, Album) Ark Records (2) AKD-1613 US 2008 Sell This Version
VTCL-60140 石川智晶* Shylpeed ~シルフィード~ and 1 more… 石川智晶* - 誰も教えてくれなかったこと(CD, Album, Ltd) Flying Dog VTCL-60140 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
BSCD-0007 Luka Bloom Dignity And Backbone and 5 more… Luka Bloom - This New Morning(CD, Album, Dig) Big Sky Records BSCD-0007 Ireland 2012 Sell This Version
Kodaline Kodaline - In A Perfect World (Album) B-Unique Records, RCA Victor, Sony Music Australia 2013 Sell This Version
EUDVD0015 Clannad Clannad - Christ Church Cathedral(DVD-V, D/Sided, NTSC, PAL, 16:) ARC Music EUDVD0015 UK 2013 Sell This Version
LCMS1303 Seán Ó Riada, Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky Seán Ó Riada, Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky - Ó Riada Re-Imagined: A New Arrangement Of Seán Ó Riada's Mass(CD, Album) Louth Contemporary Music Society LCMS1303 Ireland 2013 Sell This Version
ECC100-010 Afro Celt Sound System A Higher Love (tune 'Monkswell Road') and 8 more… Afro Celt Sound System - The Source(2xLP, Album) ECC ECC100-010 UK & Europe 2016 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

AKD-1613 Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* Dunedance (as Harris) Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* - Forgotten Carnival(CD, Album) Ark Records (2) AKD-1613 US 2008 Sell This Version

Featuring & Presenting

AKD-1613 Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* Brian Dunning's Puck Fair* - Forgotten Carnival(CD, Album) Ark Records (2) AKD-1613 US 2008 Sell This Version