Na Píobairí Uilleann has released Tommy Reck – The Master Pipers Volume 4, a double album featuring a range of performances from Tommy Reck at the height of his powers, from 1949 to c.1965.
The first CD in the set draws on a variety of sources while the second CD features new transfers of the “Walkinstown Tape” made in 1960 by Peter O’Loughlin and Seán Reid.
The double album is accompanied by an 80-page booklet which includes contributions from Gerry Starr, Emmett Gill, Ronan Browne , Tommy Keane, Mick O’Brien, Bill Haneman and Mick O’Connor.
The album may be ordered from NPU at https://pipers.ie/store/products/the-master-pipers-vol-4-tommy-reck/
or downloaded from Bandcamp at https://tommyreck.bandcamp.com/
(download includes access to a PDF of the booklet).