There was a strong interest in traditional American country dance music in New England when I arrived in the 1970’s. There were wonderful old social clubs and community halls throughout the region where dances were held, great callers, friendly dancers, and some fine old-time players…. I was lucky enough to play in some of these groups for a number of years. ⇨ Read more
Andy May …is a great …record producer, … a fine singer, and a multi-talented musician. The songs and tunes compiled in this recording are truly varied from early Irish jigs to early American songs. …This is a great recording by a bunch of great artists. You will like it!! ⇨ Read more
…A beautiful, timeless sound. Andy’s light, bright mandolin picking sets the lead…, (and) it’s hard to hold your seat as Andy and the boys beckon you to get up and dance. “Dance of Life” is a light, enjoyable frolic through traditional mandolin standards. The musicianship is high, the original works strong and the [CD] is really a lot of fun.
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Andy is joined by several stellar musicians including Kenny Kosek on fiddle, David Dick on banjo, and Rudi Weeks on most of the bass tracks. … I thoroughly enjoyed this recording…
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