Andy McGann

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Andy McGann
Born 1928
Harlem, New York City, United States
Died July 13, 2004 (75 years)
Years active 1935–2004
Associated acts Paddy Reynolds

Andy McGann was an Irish-American fiddler and an exponent of Sligo-style fiddling. McGann's teachers included Catherine Brennan Grant and Michael Coleman. He is best known for his association with fellow Sligo-style fiddler Paddy Reynolds. McGann was also a member of The New York Céilí Band in the 1950s.[1][2]

Discography[edit]

  • 1965 A Tribute to Michael Coleman
  • 1976 Andy Mcgann & Paddy Reynolds
  • 1977 It's a Hard Road to Travel
  • 1979 The Funny Reel - Traditional Music of Ireland

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vallely, Finton (1999). The Companion to Irish Traditional Music. NYU Press. p. 234. ISBN 0814788025. 
  2. ^ Ó hAllmhuráin, Gearóid (2012). O'Brien Pocket History of Irish Traditional Music. The O'Brien Press. ISBN 1847175082.