Brendan Taaffe

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  • Brendan Taaffe and Adam Hurt

    This show was on Dec 7th, 2013 | 28 people watched
    3 Comments
    • Dec 7
      It was fantastic! Wish it was longer. The hidden musician behind the couch was a nice touch. Loved it!
    • Dec 7
      I have never done a concert window and the experience was flawless from my end, I liked interacting with the rest of the audience and the sound quality was very good and I liked throwing tips into the hat.
    • Dec 8
      I had not heard of Brenan and Adam prior to Concert Window and I am a new fan. The 30-minute presentation was humble warm and humorous and it left me wanting more. Loads of talent.
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Bio

Brendan and Adam bring African and old-time music together on mbira and gourd banjo, reimagining traditional Appalachian songs. An unexpected and earthy marriage, the interplay of these two traditions will have you hearing old songs in new ways. Adam Hurt is one of the foremost clawhammer banjo players of his generation, blending prodigious technique with a deep soul for the music. Brendan... more

Brendan and Adam bring African and old-time music together on mbira and gourd banjo, reimagining traditional Appalachian songs. An unexpected and earthy marriage, the interplay of these two traditions will have you hearing old songs in new ways. Adam Hurt is one of the foremost clawhammer banjo players of his generation, blending prodigious technique with a deep soul for the music. Brendan Taaffe has studied mbira with Zimbabwean masters Cosmas Magaya and Forward Kwenda, and has sung around the world with The Bright Wings Chorus and Northern Harmony.

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