Sir James Galway – O’Reilly Street

Sir James Galway
O’Reilly Street
RCA – 2008

Sir James Galway, revered as one of the world’s greatest flute players, and the two-time Grammy�-nominated Cuban music group, Tiempo Libre, offer an exuberant Afro-Cuban take on music from the Claude Bolling Jazz Suites as well as a number of vibrant new compositions.

The album, named after a bustling street in Old Havana honoring the military contributions of an Irish General, marks a new cultural intersection uniting classical, jazz and Cuban music.

As one of the most televised and recorded classical artist performing today, Sir James has made himself a legend, a modern musical master whose virtuosity on the flute is equaled only by his limitless ambitions and vision. Through his extensive touring, over 30 million albums sold and his frequent international television appearances, Sir James has endeared himself to millions worldwide. As an instructor and humanitarian, Sir James is a tireless promoter of the arts.