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Claudia Schwab

MUSICIAN | COMPOSER

WORLD | FOLK | FUSION
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"SHE MAKES YODELMUSIC MODERN AND HAPPENING"

(Eelco Schilder, folkworld)

"PRETTY MUCH UNFORGETTABLE" 

(David Kidman, FATEA magazine)

Born in the green heart of Austria – Styria, Claudia Schwab is an award-winning fiddle player, singer, yodeller and composer based on the West Coast of Ireland.

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Described as 'one of the most creative artists on the Irish music scene today' (Dr. Mel Mercier- Irish World Academy Limerick), Claudia amalgamates different traditions and styles, such as traditional Austrian, Irish, Classical Indian and Eastern European folk music, in her own, very unique way.

Her debut solo album Amber Sands  was released in 2014. A regular feature on Irish national radio it received a variety of reviews by magazines such as FATEA, Songlines and Roots.

 

'Amber Sands is like taking a year off, and making your way around the world'

Dan Hegarty: The Alternative, RTÉ 2 FM

 

In 2016 she released the single One Day and Attic Mornings EP  in a special vinyl edition, followed by her second full album Attic Mornings in  2017.

Claudia writes and tours her own works regulary (Claudia Schwab Quartet, Solo) whilst also featuring on numerous recordings and collaborations with a range of cross-genre artists including Seamie O'Dowd, Cathy Jordan and Brian McDonagh (Dervish), Seanan Brennan and Dee Armstrong (Kíla), Austrian string-trio Netnakisum, Matija Solce (Ethno in Transit), Nick Roth (Yurodny), Duke Special, Pt. Sukhdev Prasad Mishra, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Colin Dunne, Padraig Meehan, Nina Hynes, Niwel Tsumbu, Matthias Schriefl, Hannah James, Kate Young and many more.

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