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Reviews for Silver and Wood

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Telegraph Folk Music
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Added to the best folk albums of the year is the debut from Jacquelyn Hynes, ‘Silver and Wood’. This talented multi-instrumentalist shows she can play at an ideal tempo, allowing each lovely note, phrase and melody to breathe. A fine debut album.
Irish World
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The strength of this album (and there are many) is that it brings Hynes’ innate sense of innovation to the table. Ethereal and other-worldly, but also attractively contemporary
Irish Post
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Full of innovation and imagination … bewitching. A cracking debut album
Sunday Express
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She plays flute the way Ben Webster plays sax – all air and space and breathy urgency. Some cleverly constructed pieces here too including the superb “Gini’s Tune”
R2 Magazine
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Solid Celtic folk with many imaginative surprises
Musician Magazine
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A set of remarkable recordings with Greensleeves and She Moves Through the Fair being stand-out tracks
Shire Folk
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It immediately reminded me of some of the early Altan CDs like Red Crow; it is that good. A fine debut CD from a talented lady
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Jacquelyn Hynes is an eye-opening musician … every fibre of her being is used in making sure that what you hear, you fall hopelessly in admiration with