the musical projects of Keith and Becky
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Highly crafted playing of traditional music

Becky  - fiddle playing with roots in Irish and French Canadian traditions
Keith – guitar, mandolin, piano and traditional singing in English and French


Keith’s Solo Show

Traditional Songs from Newfoundland and New England with fingerstyle guitar, mandolin and French Canadian foot percussion. (more info)

Keith and Becky’s Duo Show

A rich program blending slow airs and lilting dance tunes with songs in English and French (more info)


Highly respected for their clear and efficient teaching styles, Keith and Becky’s workshops include Irish and French Canadian fiddle styles, DADGAD guitar tuning and ensemble playing.


Keith’s compositions have been used in film and theater and are popular with traditional players in many places. Becky’s list of compositions has also been growing. A couple of free transcriptions from both of them are available here.

A Great Big Sea Hove in Long Beach – a Newfoundland song from Keith’s solo project


My new book of tunes – Black Isle Music II now available!

This is the sequel to the first Black Isle Music collection – 10 years of tunes, from achingly beautiful waltzes to gritty dance tunes and much in between. Including an appendix of select tunes from Becky Tracy and Aidan Murphy!

cover art for new tune book by Keith Murphy

Now taking orders.
$15 each plus $3 shipping for any number of books.

Or email me to order by check




One of Keith’s mighty tunes which he arranged for Childsplay


Becky and Keith performing at Brattleboro benefit for victims of Hurricane Irene