Pat performed a wonderful concert on Saturday night to a 1200 plus audience at The Royal Theatre Nottingham. It proved a very successful first visit for Pat to UK shores where he as a guest of the celebrated artist Jane McDonald. Pat commented afterwards: 'It was a great moment for me and great opportunity to introduce my music on a UK stage. Fabulous venue and fabulous time all round...'
Pat was recently invited onto RTE's John Murray Show. Pat commented: 'What a fantastic morning i had in RTE. Wonderful to be invited on to the John Murray Show, talk and play live, 2 of my own compositions. Thank you all so much for the emails, Tweets and Txts to the show they were heartwarming:) Big thanks to everyone on the show...to John himself, producer Pat O'Mahony and Damien Chennel on sound and Denise who looked after me so well from the moment i arrived. Below is a playback link to the interview and two pieces, please enjoy:) - Pat
News just in from World Music Publishers Doberman Yppan. Two of Pat's' compositions, The Lament and a collection of short pieces for Guitar titled The Boyne Suite (inspired by the Boyne River) are now available in glossy hardback from their website. This publishing deal marks another milestone for Pat and speaking earlier with patcoldrick.com he commented that he was 'very proud of this recent move' and is delighted to have sheet music of these compositions available to fans and other players. Doberman Yppan are one of the world's largest distributors and publishers of Classical Sheet Music worldwide.
You can buy Pat's sheet music here http://www.productionsdoz.com/en/lament-935
Marti Pellow, Scottish lead singer of the legendary pop group 'Wet Wet Wet' recently contacted Pat's management to invite him to record on Marti's new album. It was an exciting day at the studio as Pat recounted: "I was convinced during the week that someone had got the wrong telephone number!! But no, it was my good self they were looking for !! What a thrill and honour to be invited to play on Marti Pellow's new album yesterday in Windmill Lane Studios. The session went fabulously well and we had a lot of fun. An absolute gent to work with and a voice of an angel, truly wonderful musician who is also passionate about the connection and simplicity in music. You can imagine we had lots to share and talk about which we did and have to say one of the nicest people in the buisness. Special thanks to producer Grant Mitchell, Paul Campbell music arranger, Brian Masterson who engineered and all at Windmill Lane who did absolutley everything to make the session a pleasure to play on. A day that will live long in my memory :)"
Read Classical Guitar Mag's great review of Pat's new album CityJam. Classical Guitar Magazine is the ONLY international magazine dedicated to the classical guitar and is a remarkable achievement of recognition to one of Ireland's finest classical guitar players.Read More