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Mel Mercier

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Profile Paraphrased from Roots Music Agency

Bodhrán & Bones

Mel Mercier is a lecturer in Music at UCC. He received his first Bodhrán and Bones lessons from his father, Peadar Mercier, a member of the Chieftains until 1976.

Mel has performed and collaborated with pianist and composer, Micheal O Suilleabhain for over twenty-five years and, throughout the 1980s, he performed extensively in Europe and the USA with John Cage. He has also performed and recorded with many of the leading Irish Traditional Musicians of the last thirty years. His Bodhrán and Bones video tutor was released in 1991 by Interworld Music. Mel has given Bodhrán and Bones workshops in the USA and Europe for more than twenty years.

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