Karen Ashbrook and Paul Oorts
Country of origin:
Type of music generally:
New Age-y instrumental traditional Celtic world music/folk.
Most recent release, Celtic Cafe (2001)
Other Celtic instrumentalists
Traditional Celtic and Northern European
A gentle instrumental Celtic album with a mix of Irish, Scottish, French and Flemish traditions by Karen Ashbrook (hammered dulcimer, wooden flute, pennywhistle) and Paul Oorts (classical guitar, steel-stringed guitar, mandolin, musette accordion, cittern, tenor banjo) + various other instruments by guest artists. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Recommended first album:
Celtic Cafe is the first we've heard
Celtic Cafe (2001)
See Maggie's Music site for availability
Karen Ashbrook—hammered dulcimer, wooden flute, pennywhistle
Andrea Hoag—fiddled on 3 tracks
Restful—even the lively tracks. Great for relaxing listening, though the musicians are so good it also rewards close attention. Any fan of Celtic-flavoured music will enjoy this. Tracks like "Style Musette" add different sounds (here French). (email@example.com)
DISCLAIMER: Comments and reviews in the Ectophiles' Guide are excerpted from the ecto mailing list or volunteered by members of the list. They are the opinions of music enthusiasts, not professional music critics.
|Entry last updated 2021-11-03 22:18:48.
Please request permission if you wish to
reproduce any of the comments in the
Ectophiles' Guide in any context.
The Ectophiles' Guide to Good Music is copyright © 1996-2004 by the editors.
Individual comments are copyright © by their authors.
Web site design and programming copyright © 1998-2004 usrbin design + programming.
All rights reserved.