CD Review: TriBeCaStan’s “New Songs From the Old Country”

TriBeCaStan New Songs From the Old Country (Evergreene Music) By Brian Arsenault I’m a bit late getting to this gem and it is one. A rare gem that perhaps could only come out of New York — especially the “TriangleBelowCanalSt.” — where there is as much diversity as just about anywhere in the world. Diversity… Read More CD Review: TriBeCaStan’s “New Songs From the Old Country”

Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: CDs by Lunasa and Olivia Foschi

Of Music Beyond Ireland and Back to Italy By Brian Arsenault LÚNASA  Lúnasa with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (Lúnasa Records) Up the Irish. Up the rebels. I always used to like my cousin’s husband bellowing those calls to rising first thing in the morning. To get your dose of real Irish instrumental music with St.… Read More Brian Arsenault’s Short Takes: CDs by Lunasa and Olivia Foschi