Alec Brown is a contemporary cellist living in Limerick, Ireland. Currently a PhD student at the University of Limerick specialising in Irish traditional music on the cello, he is also deeply rooted in many other genres including; classical, folk, bluegrass, jazz, blues, and many more. After studying with cellists such as Dr. Stephen Feldman, Natalie Haas, Rushad Eggleston, Neil Martin and others, Alec has developed a unique contemporary style that spans multiple genres of music. He has performed extensively throughout Ireland and in parts of Europe with a wide range of bands and artists.
“A fresh take on Irish music which incorporates the cello in a beautifully subtle yet driving way…great tune choices, well-crafted arrangements, and a killer groove. Alec Brown has it all…pure joy to listen to!” – Natalie Haas
“Alec Brown has approached Celtic rhythmic playing on the cello in a new and dynamic way – incorporating an uplifting and unique style to his music. While surrounded by a group of highly talented musicians, Alec brings his Irish cello stylings to the forefront of the performance, proving yet again, that you can never have enough cello…” – Eric Wright, The Fretless