Dublin born multi-instrumentalist Garry O'Meara is renowned as one of Ireland's leading instrumentalists. He showcases his master musicianship as a banjo and mandolin player on this recording.
Featuring a number of his own newly composed works, Garry's powerful instrumentals set him apart as an important and exciting talent.
Working as a full time musician, he has for a number of years been bringing his unique and energetic style to audiences around the world.
As well as pursuing his solo career, Garry is a member of the award winning Brock McGuire Band, which was recently voted "Irish Instrumental Band Of The Decade" in the U.S.A.
"Garry's exciting and highly accomplished technique is perfectly showcased throughout this vibrant CD. I really enjoy listening to this album, great music from a great player. Well done Garry!"
"His playing is not so much a discovery as a revelation. This is a wonderful gift for Irish music lovers. We are fans!"
American Public Radio
"Garry O'Meara is set for a long run. He is right at the top in terms of the terrific banjo players out in just the last few years. We've heard lots of new banjo players, Garry is the best of the bunch. This is a gorgeous thing of a new album. Get this album!"
Chicago Irish American News
"This is a terrific new musician on our radar. We first saw him in the Brock McGuire Band, and now we have his first solo album, Pickin' Time. Brill! This guy can play, really play! A varied, highly successful debut. Stunning, actually. He is an immediate contender for Newcomer of the Year, even Musician of the Year!"