"All in all, this is an interesting and delightful compilation of favorite, familiar and original compositions, performed in what might be considered a 'folksy' style. The use of the bowed psaltery is an especially good duet pairing for the harp."
-Folk Harp Journal (Summer # 147)
The Harper and The Minstrel is an act that is truly inimitable. Incorporating elements of Celtic, Folk, Rock, Classical, Baroque and Renaissance into something that is uniquely their own. The duo specializes in beautiful airs and ballads, the occasional jig or reel, many of their own original compositions, music from the Baroque and Renaissance periods and their unique arrangements of Traditional Celtic tunes and songs by artists like Sting and Led Zeppelin.
Their music is enjoyed, and their musicianship is appreciated by audiences of all ages. They have performed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Florida, Arizona, California and all over New England at Renaissance Faires, Folk and Celtic Festivals, Coffee Houses, Farmers Markets and at other venues.
Their influences include early music from Europe and the Celtic lands, Yes, Loreena McKennitt, Sting, The New World Renaissance Band, Cantiga and Led Zeppelin.
To learn more about the duo, visit their official website: www.theharperandtheminstrel.com