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Joe Burke

Biography

This superb traditional Irish press box man begun to play the accordion at age four, worth mentioning but not this kind of mark of notoriety within a genre where parents are recognized to hand tin flutes with their babies sometimes only moments once they struggle their way to avoid it from the womb. His mom played the package in the original designs and Joe Burke paid attention to and discovered a lot of the wealthy traditional music from his indigenous region. He discovered his first tune from his uncle, Martin Elegance, entitled “Allow Erin Keep in mind.” From each one of these juices a sauce distinctively Burke’s own ultimately arrived bubbling out. Actually he had an enormous effect on Irish music within the ’50s and ’60s with, among additional stylistic traits, his celebrated usage of both triplets and five-note rolls, offered a seemingly limitless supply of simple rhythmic variants. In East Galway he used the great composer Paddy Fahy and fiddler Aggie Light. The last mentioned playing partner and Burke became professionals in the developing repertoire of brand-new music being constructed by Dad P.J. Kelly, a missionary in addition to Irish music enthusiast who started composing when a few of his musician close friends remarked that these were afraid they could go out of traditional music someday. Among Burke’s initial recordings to have success was a duo documenting entitled Two Champions, a cooperation with fellow All-Ireland fiddle champ Sean Maguire. He ultimately transferred to America, among the many Irish players lured over the ocean with the promise of the much larger, growing music picture. This meant a lot of players for Burke to synergy with, including Jack port Coen, Andy McGann, and Felix Dolan. He gained the All-Ireland mature accordion tournament in Thurles in 1959 and once again the next calendar year in Boyle. The only real reason he hardly ever won again from then on was due to the fact he hardly ever competed again, sense the fact that victor should pass on the opportunity to winning to the up and comers, rather than hog the limelight. In 1955 he became a member of the Leitrim Ceile Music group, including players such as for example Ned Coleman, Oliver Roland, Sean McGlynn, Paddy Doorley, Jack port Derven, and Mick Darcy. Afterwards the music group was joined with the renowned flute participant Paddy Carty. The associates from the music group only gained one pound each for the very first gig, but factors improved a little by enough time Burke remaining this music group in 1962. He started performing a whole lot in Britain, where audiences had been much bigger. In 1961 he went to america for the very first time, working with vocalist Sean O’ Siochain, harpist Kathleen Watkins, and vocalist Edmund Browne. Through the entire ’60s he required benefit of the developing desire for folk music to operate regularly throughout European countries along with the U.S.A. He collaborated with the fantastic Belfast fiddle participant Sean Maguire, among numerous others. In 1989 and 1992, Burke displayed Ireland in the International Accordion Event in Montmagny, Quebec, permitting the accordion-crazy target audience the rare opportunity to listen to him combine causes with players within the device from a number of completely different styles. This included the Cajun participant Marc Savoy and jazz accordion designer Art Vehicle Damme. Burke offers provided workshops and expert classes in the home and overseas and has affected several decades of accordionists. In 1990 he wedded Anne Conroy, producing for any musical union as she performed both accordion and acoustic guitar using the group Oisin. She and Burke started playing regularly like a duet.

Quick Facts


Full Name Joe Burke
Music Songs Richard Dwyer's/Paddy Kelly's, Reels, The Star Of Munster/The Blackberry Blossom, The Kesh Jig / Morrison Jig, Andy McGann's / The Ballinasloe Fair, Lord McDonald's / The Ballinasloe Fair, Happy To Meet & Sorry To Part/Paddy In London, Richard Dwyer's Reel / Paddy Kelly's Reel, The Rights of Man, I Buried My Wife And Danced On Top Of Her/Will You Come Home With Me?, Return From Camden Town / Tom Moyland's Frolic, Medley: Brian Boru's March/Sporting Paddy/The Traveler, Bunch Of Keys / Ballinasloe Fair, Spike Island Lassies / Farewell to Leitrim, Gallagher's Frolic / Paddy Killoran's, Aggie Whyte's/Miss Thornton, Jackson's Jig, The Flowing Tide / The Galway, Slieve Na mBan / Cuckoo's Nest, Kerryman's Daughter / Funny Reel / Castle Kelly, Morrison's / Irish American, The Bells of Tipperary, Father Tom's Wager / The Idle Road, The Copper Plate / Dinny O'Brien's, Humours of Bandon / Planxty Brown / The Orange Rogue, Paddy Kelly's Reels, Brian Boru's March / Sporting Paddy / The Traveller, Dark Woman Of The Glen, The Bucks of Oranmore, The Limestone Rock/The Banshee Reel, Jack Coughlan's Fancy, Limestone Rock/Boyne's Hunt
Albums The Funny Reel, The Tailor's Choice, The Morning Mist, The Bucks of Oranmore, Happy To Meet, Sorry To Part, Celtic Music for Flute and Whistle - Gentle Breeze
Movies Squeal, The Escort, Dementia, Dependent's Day, Serena & The Ratts, Made Bed, Gabrielle Unions's Sexy Lingerie Shoot, Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen, Greg


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#Fact
1 Graduated from the American Film Institute with a MFA in Directing. [June 2009]
2 Wrote/Directed/Produced his first feature film. [November 2011]
3 Finished his AFI Thesis Film Nice Knowing You which he wrote and directed. [April 2009]


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bell Canyon 2017 post-production Clark
House Sitting 2016 Short Steve
The Escort 2016/IV Bathroom Attendant
Dependent's Day 2016 Cam Shuer
Interns of F.I.E.L.D. 2016 TV Series Fish
Dementia 2015 Store Manager
#Hacked 2014 Short Rickroll Patrol
Tuesday Morning 2014/II Short Bob
Greg 2014/I Short Jerry
OKJewpid 2014 Video short Jewish Man Who Keeps Dating His Cousins
Ray Donovan 2013 TV Series Film Student #1
Sketchy 2012 TV Series
Window Dressing 2012 TV Series LT. Dan
Dog with a Blog 2012 TV Series Security Guard
Made Bed 2012 Short Teacher
Bad Bunny 2010 Short Supervisor
Gabrielle Unions's Sexy Lingerie Shoot 2010 Short Stylist
Ghaychit 2009 Video short Joel
Adam's Jacket 2008 Short Seth
Run 2008/I Short Roommate
Squeal 2008 Tom

Editor

Editor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House Sitting 2016 Short
Just Go with It 2015 TV Series
Tuesday Morning 2014/II Short
Four Dogs 2013
This Thing with Sarah 2013
Sketchy 2012 TV Series 1 episode
Love in the Time of Robots 2012 TV Series
Made Bed 2012 Short
Couldn't Be Better 2012 TV Movie
Fuck Lance Armstrong 2011 Short
Rick White 2011 Video short
Sabrina & Salem: Together Again 2011 Short
Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen 2011 Short
Dating 2010 Video short
No Deal 2010 Video short
Ghaychit 2009 Video short
Run 2 2009 Short
Adam's Jacket 2008 Short
Run 2008/I Short
Squeal 2008
Coop's Night In 2006 Short
Disturbance 2013 2006 Video short
Hunter's Fall 2005 Short

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House Sitting 2016 Short
Four Dogs 2013
Bad Samaritans 2013 TV Series 2 episodes
Newsreaders 2013 TV Series 3 episodes
Sketchy 2012 TV Series 2 episodes
Couldn't Be Better 2012 TV Movie
Rick White 2011 Video short
Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen 2011 Short
Dating 2010 Video short
No Deal 2010 Video short
Nice Knowing You 2009 Short
Run 2 2009 Short
Run 2008/I Short
Coop's Night In 2006 Short
Disturbance 2013 2006 Video short
Hunter's Fall 2005 Short

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House Sitting 2016 Short producer
Dependent's Day 2016 co-producer
Four Dogs 2013 producer
Rick White 2011 Video short producer
No Deal 2010 Video short producer
Ghaychit 2009 Video short producer
Run 2 2009 Short producer
Adam's Jacket 2008 Short producer
Run 2008/I Short producer
Coop's Night In 2006 Short producer
Disturbance 2013 2006 Video short producer
Hunter's Fall 2005 Short producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House Sitting 2016 Short writer
Four Dogs 2013
Marriage Drama with Virginia Madsen 2011 Short
No Deal 2010 Video short
Nice Knowing You 2009 Short written by
Run 2 2009 Short writer
Run 2008/I Short
Coop's Night In 2006 Short
Disturbance 2013 2006 Video short
Hunter's Fall 2005 Short written by

Cinematographer

Cinematographer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Run 2 2009 Short
Run 2008/I Short
Disturbance 2013 2006 Video short
Hunter's Fall 2005 Short

Camera Department

Camera Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fuck Lance Armstrong 2011 Short assistant camera

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dependent's Day 2016 additional editor

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dependent's Day 2016 script consultant

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Honeymoon Suite 2016 Short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Stage 5 2009 TV Series Himself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Narrative Award Los Angeles Film Festival Best Narrative Feature Four Dogs (2013)


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