In fact, it's nothing special these days if you're drawn to Irish music. But what the composer, guitarist and tin whistle player Olaf Sickmann has done is extremely remarkable. At the beginning of the 90s he began to play tin whistle in Galway/Ireland - triggered by a street musician. First goal: "In one year I'll be the best tin whistle player in the world." 20 years, 6 solo CDs, approx. 300 tin whistle compositions in Irish Trad style and hundreds of sessions in Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand and Germany, one thing has remained above all: an unbridled enthusiasm for this little Irish flute, that already You can get it in any music store for a few euros. He has recorded 20 of his pieces on his new CD Original Tin Whistle Session Tunes and has also included a digital music book on the CD. Before the recordings were published, he sent them to the renowned American tin whistle maker John Sindt, among others. His comment: "I not only enjoyed your CD, I was impressed with the tunes you composed. Congratulations, great job!!"
01 A bucket full of dreams 02 Late night reel 03 No cash 04 An imaginary place 05 All in one 06 west wind march 07 controversy 08 Max 09 A brand new night 10 Nose terror 11 Nice time 12 Olaf's no. 2 13 Maids of Ireland 14 Postgirl 15 Unlimited 16 Heartlight view 17 bike bell fancy 18 A morning tune 19 Furious woman 20 Nick and Leila