Martin from Carricknagavna, County Armagh was exposed to music from an early age through his mother and grandfather and began the accordion in 1981. Since 1994 with various traditional groups he has performed in music festivals all over Europe and the USA. Martin features on a number of CDs including the critically acclaimed "Angelina Carberry and Martin Quinn" CD.
With Gerry O’Connor on Fiddle, Nuala Kennedy Flute and songs, Breton Guitarist Gilles Le Bigot, Martin is a member of the band Oirialla. In 2012 at the Cape Breton "Celtic Colours festival, the group launched their first CD.
Martin has been repairing accordions since 1996 and is the owner of Lisheen Accordions. The shop has a wide range of Italian hand crafted accordions both second hand and new. All new accordions are guaranteed for 3 years
Check out the Lisheen Accordions website for more information on Martin, his playing, repairs and shop.
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