Piano accordion player Vincent Jordan has been playing traditional Irish music since the age of 12. A former All Ireland champion he has toured with Comhaltas in Ireland, Britain, America, Canada and China. He teaches Irish music and has been a tutor at summer schools in Ireland for a number of years.
Vince is also the band’s caller which naturally makes him "The Gobfather" and he has a number of jokes. The rest of the band is of the opinion that this number is approximately one. He is known to have announced a "Guess the Weight of the Two-and-a-Half Kilogram Bag of Spuds" competition.
"What do you call three accordions at the bottom of the sea?"
"A good start"
Vince was, until very recently the President of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann. He was presented with the highly prestigious European Citizen’s Prize at a special award ceremony...