Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres

Oz Hardwick has awarded Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres a 5-star rating for their superb Mandorla album at RnR Magazine, saying they were "two of Canada's most outstanding musicians" and "a match made in roots heaven,". They also have two nominations in the prestigious Canadian Folk Music Awards / Prix de musique folk canadienne - in the Best Instrumental Group and World Music categories.

 

This Canadian duo is a crème-de-la-crème pairing. Together they represent diverse and hugely successful musical careers laden with approval and nominations including JUNO, Canadian Folk Music, Western Canadian Music and Grammy awards.

 

Pierre Schryer is one of his country’s leading traditional fiddlers. His fretboard and bowing acrobatics have captivated audiences around the world, all thrilled too by his depth of character and warmth. Similarly, Adam Dobres is a multi-talented guitarist who is equally at home with Bluegrass, Celtic, Jazz, Gypsy, Country, Folk, Old Time, Rock and Blues, and he too, has toured extensively.

 

Blazin’ Fiddles founder and BBC folk show presenter, Bruce MacGregor described them as “absolutely sensational” after catching them in action recently

 

Reviewing their superb Mandorla album for Irish Music magazine, Alex Monaghan said that the hot combination of fiddle and guitar “doesn’t come much better than this.

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