A virtuoso of the Gaita, a Galician bagpipe, this Spaniard brings us contemporary Celtic music.
- Carlos Núñez’s music has garnered multiple Latin GRAMMY nominations and has sold over 1 million records worldwide.
- Known for his eclectic collaborations, Núñez has worked with a diverse body of artists including Sinéad O’Connor, Jackson Browne, and Irish musician Dónal Lunny.
- He appeared as a featured member of the Chieftains on their GRAMMY-winning album Santiago (1997), which included collaborations with Los Lobos and Linda Ronstadt.
- The broad scope of this Spanish-born musician’s influences includes Celtic as well as strands of flamenco, North African, and Middle Eastern music.
- “In Galicia we play Celtic music as the Irish, Scottish, and Bretons do, but we add Spanish passion and temperament, that’s our trademark.”—Núñez on the contemporary Galician musical renaissance