Jiggy is a collaboration of like-minded musicians who merge a deep knowledge and respect for musical tradition with forward thinking innovation in an exciting way that connects with audiences worldwide. Their version of Irish set dance ‘King of the Fairies’ has gone viral with 8.5 million views online, played on fiddle and underscored with Irish bodhrán, Indian tabla and a swinging hip-hop beat, this sound became the template for their debut album Translate.
Jiggy is a diverse collection of musicians from backgrounds in, traditional Irish, Indian folk and electronic dance music. Irish musicians Éamonn de Barra, Daire Bracken, Aoife Kelly and Éamonn Galldubh, Indian musicians Koushik Chandra Shekar and Debojyoti Sanyal and Sarode (Indian lute) player Matthew ‘mattu’ Noone from Australia. To oversee production and mixing Jiggy brought in Dublin based dance music producer Mark Murphy to complete the contemporary sound.
“New Irish band Jiggy puts some serious pep in the step of traditional Irish Music.”
“Jiggy have created one of the most adventurous, experimental and imaginative Irish albums of 2017.”
“this is a full-on, full-tilt, multi-coloured, monster céilí boogie.”
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