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Troy Donockley

Troy Donockley

Real/full name:
Troy Donockley
51 (born May 30th, 1964)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Workington, Cumbria)


Donockley is an English composer and multi-instrumentalist, mostly known for his playing of Uilleann pipes. He has worked with Nightwish from 2007 to 2013, when he was called into the band as a full-time member, together with their new vocalist Floor Jansen.


Has released three solo albums, "The Unseen Stream" (1998), "The Pursuit of Illusion" (2003) and "The Madness of Crowds" (2009), as well as a compilation, "Messages, a collection of music 1998-2011" (2015).

Has recorded as a session musician with Roy Harper, Midge Ure, Del Amitri, Alan Stivell, Status Quo, Mostly Autumn and Magenta.

Has also performed on movie soundtracks, for "Robin ...


Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals (2013-present)

2015 Élan (Single) Uillean pipes, Bodhran, Vocals, Low whistles, Bouzouki
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful Low whistles, Bouzouki, Uillean pipes, Bodhran, Vocals
2015 Endless Forms Most Beautiful (Single) Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals

The Bad Shepherds

Uilleann pipes, Cittern, Whistles, Vocals (2008-present)

Troy Donockley

Uillean Pipes, Whistles, Guitars, Keyboards, Cittern, Mandolin, Tin Whistles, Vocals


Uilleann pipes (1990-2009)

You Slosh

Guitars, Vocals


Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals (2008-2013)


2013 The Theory of Everything Uilleann pipes, Whistles


2015 Haven Uilleann pipes (track 5)


2007 Dark Passion Play Bodhran, uilleann pipes, low whistle and tin whistle (on track 10, 11 and 13)
2007 Erämaan viimeinen (Single) Uilleann pipes
2008 The Islander (Single) Bodhran, Uilleann Pipes, Low & Tin Whistle
2011 Imaginaerum Vocals (tracks 10 & 12), Tin whistle (tracks 1, 8 & 10), Bouzouki, Uilleann Pipes (tracks 5 & 13), Bodhran
2012 The Crow, the Owl and the Dove (Single) Vocals (on track 1 and 3)
2012 Imaginaerum - The Score Low whistle, Bouzouki, Uilleann pipes, Bodhran
2013 Storytime (live) (Single) Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals
2013 Ghost Love Score (live) (Single) Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals
2013 Showtime, Storytime (Live album) Uillean pipes, Tin whistle, Vocals

Tuomas Holopainen

2014 A Lifetime of Adventure (Single) Uillean pipes, Tin whistle
2014 The Life and Times of Scrooge Uilleann pipes, Low whistles, Bodhran
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Added on: 2011-04-10 14:28:27 Last modified on: 2015-09-20 15:15:04
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