A magnificent follow-up to this group’s stunning debut. Skip Parente, on fiddle, joins Triona Ni Dhomhnaill, et al., making this band a quintet that tears through an incredible array of Irish, bluegrass, Breton, and old-timey selections with abandon.... more
Vocalist Triona Ni Dhomhnaill of the Bothy Band formed the Touchstone in the early 1980s after immigrating to North Carolina. Made up of North American musicians Claudine Langille, Zan McLeod, and Mark Roberts, Touchstone wove threads of American bluegrass and old-time music Irish traditional music. The quartet recorded two albums, The New Land (Green Linnet, 1993) and Jealousy (Green Linnet, 1993).