Deeper into the sound
each song to corners further than any pianist in the tradition has ever dared to venture. Martin Hayes’ fiddle finds its natural groove, his love of the spare essence of the tune enabling even something as familiar as The Rolling Wave to reveal itself anew, with his Gavin Bryars-like ability to celebrate the strange in the familiar, the surprise in the recurring melody line. in its final verse, where matters of love and music intersect beautifully.
Guitarist Dennis Cahill is ever-present, book-ending with Bartlett each song and tune, shaping the space for fiddles and voice to add further substance. The Gloaming have risen to a gallop, and our tune and song store is much the richer for it. thegloaming.net