Sun, Jan 28|
Cape Cod Museum of Art
A Winter Celtic Concert with Rose Clancy and Max Cohen
Rose and Max present a concert of traditional and contemporary Celtic Music featuring Rose's driving fiddle and Max's innovative guitar and vocals.
Time & Location
Jan 28, 2018, 2:30 PM
Cape Cod Museum of Art, 60 Hope Ln, Dennis, MA 02638, USA
An accomplished guitar player, Max has been playing and writing for the
guitar for more than thirty years. His musicianship has drawn accolades
from critics and fans alike. As an accompanist, Max is always looking for
something to engage the listener - a clever twist, an unusual chord or a
poignant harmony. As a performer, his attention to detail is what truly
distinguishes him, as his playing is characterized by technical precision
and exquisite tone.
Max has played and toured all over the US and Canada. but currently he
is living on Cape Cod where he is involved with the local traditional
music scene. These days Cohen is accompanying the likes of fiddler
Rose Clancy, as well as Franco American fiddler Donna Hebert. Max is
also the regular accompanist of renowned folk singer Priscilla Herdman
and he plays with the Martha's Vineyard based group The Misfits of
Max Cohen's website: www.tagyerit.com/maxcohen
Rose Clancy was born in New York into a musical family hailing from County Armagh,
Ireland, an area immersed in Traditional Irish Music. Her musical career began at an
early age performing with her family’s musical group, The Clancy Tradition. Rose
learned Traditional Music from her Father, Eugene Clancy of the Irish Ramblers, and by
sitting in with the band at “ceilidh’s (Irish dances) with great traditional musicians such
as Felix Dolan, Brian Conway and Mike Melanophy.
After a successful career in NY, Rose decided to move to Boston to attend the North
Bennett Street School where she studied violin making for 3 years. Upon graduating
she founded The Chatham Fiddle Company where she teaches, makes and repairs
instruments and runs a boutique concert series featuring some of the finest talent from
the celtic music genre.
Rose performs throughout the Northeast and recently at Gaelic Roots, Boston College,
at the South Shore Conservatory Roots and Branches with Robbie O’Connell and at
The Burren Backroom with Jacqueline Schwab. She has released several CD’s with
The Clancy Tradition and most recently released her first solo CD with pianist Brendan
Dolan featuring the music of Ireland, Cape Breton and Scotland.
Rose Clancy's website: www.roseclancyfiddler.com
Photo Credit: Marcy Ford
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