Cape Breton Piano: Ryan MacNeil

Ryan MacNeil is from Sydney Mines, Cape Breton. He has played throughout Eastern Canada, Scotland and Ireland and has performed on albums and videos with The Barra MacNeils, Tommy Basker, Maire O'Keefe and others. In 1994 he toured with Hamish Moore on the "Welcome to Nova Scotia" tour. Ryan is pianist for the group "Slainte Mhath".

In 1999 he will be teaching at The Gaelic College of Celtic Arts & Crafts in St Ann's.

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Le gach beannachd,
Roger Lane Reid