Núñez is one of Galicia’s most revered artists, undisputed as the tradition’s greatest piper.
He is also enormously popular across the rest of Spain and throughout Europe and Latin America. He had a Number One hits and his records regularly attain gold and platinum status in Spain, while worldwide he has sold over a million albums.
He is already known in Irish music thanks to his early “adoption” by The Chieftains (so close was his musical and personal connection he was dubbed “The Seventh Chieftain”). He played on many of the acclaimed Irish group’s CDs including Treasure Island, The Long Black Veil, the Grammy-winning Santiago (inspired by Galician music), Mexican project San Patricio, and their latest release, Voice of Ages.