1984 -- "Marathon Dreams" - Empty Pockets Productions. Featured musicians; Skip Healy, Ellen Cohn, Mark Demchak, Matt Bruns. Irish flute, guitar, concertina, mandolin, bodhran.
1985 -- "Empty Pockets" - Empty Pockets Productions. Received Grammy Nomination for Best Debut Album - Folk. Featured musicians; Skip Healy, Johhny Cunningham, Jerry O'Sullivan, Trevor Ferrier, Dick Murai, Dave Paton, Ellen Cohn, Mark Demchak, John Ciaglia, Truck Croteau. Irish flute, American fife, Eb piccolo, fiddle, Uilleann pipes, guitar, keyboards, concertina, bouzouki, percussion.
1987 -- "Live From New York" - Empty Pockets Productions. Skip Healy; Irish flute, American fife, Abell whistle.
1991 -- "Farewell New England Shores" - Empty Pockets Productions. Featured musicians: Skip Healy, Danny Noveck. Irish flute, Abell whistle, guitar.
2001 -- "Purgatory Chasm" - Empty Pockets Productions. Featured musicians; Skip Healy, Aine Minogue, Flynn Cohen, Paul Joseph. Irish flute, American fife, harp, guitar.
2003 -- "Have Ye This One?" - Instructional CD & Book for the Irish flute - Empty Pockets Productions. Skip Healy, solo Irish flute
2006 -- "The Cartel" - Empty Pockets Productions. Featured musicians; Skip Healy, Marc Bernier, Mark Poloka, Jim Plaut. Irish flute, D piccolo, octave mandolin, cittern, prim, bass, clarinet, alto recorder, percussion and vocals.
2007 -- " Purgatory Chasm" re-released.
2008 -- "Farewell New Englands Shores" re-released.
Recordings featuring Skip Healy
1976 -- "Music of the American Revolution" by the American Fife Ensemble (Healy, Benoit, Ciaglia) - New World Records.
1981 -- "Songs of Sea and Saloon" by the Ancient Mariners.
1982 -- "The Third Album" by The Fabulous Farquahr - Warped Records.
1985 -- "There's a Light" by Lui Collins - Green Linnet Records.
1997 -- "Travelin' Dreamland" by The Mill City Rockers - Big Records.
1998 -- "The Vow, An Irish Wedding Celebration," featuring Aine Minogue, Skip Healy, and various artists.
2001 -- "Always We Come" by Marc Bernier - produced by Skip Healy at Empty Pockets Productions.
2001 -- "Wooden Flute Obsession, Vol. 1" by Various Artists - International Traditional Music Society, Inc.
2004 -- "Songs of the Sea." Skip Healy and Marc Bernier featured on Mystic Seaport Music Festival anthology CD
2007 -- "Clear Water Reflections" Skip Healy and Mark Bachand featured on INAFA World Confrence anthology CD also featuring R.C. Nakai, Joseph Fire Crow, Michael Grahm Allen, Xavier Quijas Yxayotl and other artists.
2000 -- "Return Home," Skip Healy composition which was used by Johnny Cunningham (of Silly Wizard) and Seamus Egan (the Brothers McMullen Soundtrack) on Album "Solas," achieved Gold Record status. "Return Home" was the hit single from that cd.
2001 -- "Return Home" recorded by all-Ireland champion fiddler Liz Carroll and flutist Laurence Nugent on Nugent's first solo cd; won the "Indie" award.
2002 -- "Return Home" recorded by Seattle Irish group "Setanta" on their first cd.
2007 -- "Purgatory Chasm" recorded by the French Canadian group "Bardefou" on their first cd.
1985 - present -- Skip Healy's many compositions (ASCAP) have been recorded on his own albums and cd's as well as being used on many recordings by other artists.
Wind in the Alps
In conjunction with the world famous resort community of Arosa, Switzerland and their "MUSIK-KURSWOCHEN" (music course week), I will be teaching a week long series of classes on Irish flute and tin whistle music. The program will take place JULY 22nd - AUGUST 2nd, 2014. I will be posting information and videos about the event very soon!!! Imagine, learning about traditional Irish music high in the Swiss Alps, staying in a beautiful hotel called "Hotel Hohe Promenade" a 3 star hotel with AMAZING food and service...