Claire Mann (flute, fiddle, whistle, vocals)
Claire Mann is certainly one of the best tune players on the trad scene. She toured extensively with her bands Tabache, Craobh Rua and Christy O’Leary before concentrating on duo work with Aaron Jones. She teaches at the Newcastle University and taught for numerous years at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Claire is a four-time All-Ireland Champion on various instruments.
"Her sheer musicality - the beautiful feel in her playing - is what really sets her apart."
(The Planet, Radio National, Australia)