43. Landmarks

Carolan’s out and about making new friends.

Carolan Guitar

Carolan has passed some time in Bristol with Rob King and Pippa Marland, founders of the celtic-jazz-fusion band Carmina. Since their formation in 1987, Carmina has toured extensively, including Australia, Spain, Belgium, Ireland and France, and released two studio albums produced by the legendary Donal Lunny as well as a live album. They have also been nominated for the Hot Press Best Roots Album and The Irish Rock Music Awards Best Traditional Act Awards!

Carolan joins Rob and Pippa as they begin composing material for their next album and as with Lulo Reinhardt back in post 27, becomes the inspiration for a new song. We’re very much looking forward to hearing the final version. In the meantime, we’ll hand over to Rob and Pippa to tell their own stories …

Pippa’s Story

pippa-cropped My first reaction to the idea of the Carolan guitar was to think about my own musical instrument, and how I would love to be able to find…

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