Martin Quinn – Button Accordion tutor
Martin comes from a family of musicians and raconteurs of traditional stories from the townland of Carricknagavna just outside the village of Mullaghabane in South Armagh.
At an early age Martin was exposed to traditional Irish music through the singing of his mother Mary and also grandfather John Ned Quinn.
Martin took up the accordion in the early 1980’s and has become regarded as one of its finest exponent’s.
He has featured on TV and radio nationally and internationally and has contributed to Paul Bradley’s fine solo album “The Atlantic Roar” and has guested on Composer Josephine Keegan‘s double CD ‘Lifeswork’ contributing 2 tracks and also 2 tracks to Dundalk fiddler Gerry O’Connor’s CD ‘Journey Man’
In 2003, Martin along with Angelina Carberry released their self-titled CD.
Martin now runs his own business Lisheen Accordions and makes and restores and sells accordions.
Wed 27th @ 10:30am