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cover image for <mark>Gary</mark> <mark>West</mark> - Voicing Scotland (Folk, Culture, Nation)

Gary West - Voicing Scotland (Folk, Culture, Nation) (book)

West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, offering up to our ears these voices which deserve to be more loudly heard. What do they say to us in the 21st Century? What is the role of tradition in…

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Gary West - The Islay Ball (CD)

West learned his piping with the much-acclaimed Vale Of Atholl Pipe Band, with whom he played for eighteen years, winning both the Scottish and European Championships. In the late 1980s, Gary began to play a prominent role in the folk music scene, joining Ceolbeg in 1988, and was a founder…

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The Flooers O’ The Forest (double CD)

West and the children of Drumlanrig & St Cuthberts Primary School, Hawick. The poems and prose are read by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Iain Anderson, the actor John Shedden, and Alastair McDonald. To our knowledge, this is the first time that Flodden has been the subject of a collection of…

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Ceolbeg Collected (CD)

West, Jim Walker and Dave Whyte. The late Davy Steele joined Ceolbeg on lead vocals after the first album (pre-Greentrax era) and later Rod Paterson replaced him. One track from the first album is included on Collected, and fifteen tracks have been carefully chosen from the five Greentrax albums. Ceolbeg…

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Celtic Airs And Reflective Melodies (Celtic Collections vol 15) (CD)

West and Jimmy Young. All the solo tracks have top accompanists from within the Scottish music scene.  A truly outstanding collection of Celtic Airs and Reflective Melodies which again emphasises the strength of the Greentrax back-catalogue.

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Steele The Show - The Songs of Davy Steele (CD)

West, plus Damien O’Kane plays guitar on the Kate Rusby track. With the exception of ‘Butterfly’ (recorded by Joe Rusby at Pure Records), and two other tracks, the album was recorded by Ian McCalman at Kevock Studios. ‘Farewell Tae The Haven’ is from The McCalmans album ‘Flames on the Water’…

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A Celebration Of The Music Of Gordon Duncan (CD)

West, Trust member and presenter of BBC Radio Scotland’s Pipeline. The concert was described by many as “a hugely emotional and yet a very happy occasion”. During the finale there wasn’t a dry eye in the house! Many of the artists were accompanied by The Concert Band, which consisted of…

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Gordon Duncan - Just For Gordon (CD)

…of modern times. While steeped in the art of traditional highland piping, his approach to his music was always imaginative, fresh and at times radical, to the extent that his influence can be heard within an entire generation of younger musicians across Scotland and well beyond’. (Gary West) west

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The Piper And The Maker - Hamish Moore Piping Concert (CD)

…Recorded live in Pitlochry Town Hall in October 2003, a varied set of performances to an enthusiastic sell-out audience.The performers on this album include the best of Scotland’s exponents of the Scottish Smallpipes and Border Pipes. All the pipes played were made by Hamish and Fin Moore of Dunkeld.

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The Royal Scottish Pipers’ Society Recital (CD)

West tracks) at St Cecilia’s Hall, Edinburgh.  William McCallum, Roddy MacLeod and Gordon Walker are all champion competition players of the Highland bagpipe, while Gary West is a renowned Scottish small piper from the folk music scene, an ex-member of the band Ceolbeg.

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Bagpipes Of Scotland (Celtic Collections vol 4) (CD)

West with Ceolbeg and MacNaughtons Vale Of Atholl Pipe Band. A mix of solo pipers, pipe bands and folk groups.

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A Clear Day’s Dawnin’ (To Welcome The New Parliament) (CD)

…Scotland’s music, which we present as Scotland regains its own Parliament after 300 years. Featuring Sandy Brechin (accordion), Mairi Campbell (fiddle, viola, vocals), Jack Evans (guitar, whistles, programming), Mike Katz (Highland pipes), Tony McManus (guitar), Catherine-Ann MacPhee (vocals), Rod Paterson (vocals), Wendy Stewart (clarsach) and Gary West (smallpipes). west

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Ceolbeg - An Unfair Dance (CD)

West.  ‘Ceolbeg are rooted in tradition with a freshness and vitality that deserves a wider hearing’ (Q Magazine)

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Ceolbeg - Seeds To The Wind (CD)

West (bagpipes), Davy Steele (vocals, guitar) and Wendy Stewart (harp).  ‘They must be the envy of many better known bands.’ (The Scotsman)

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News Articles

Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

West (pipes), Stevie Palmer, Mairi MacInnes (Gaelic song), John Blackwood, Fiona Forbes, Anne Murray, George Archibald, Charlie Milne, Jim Weatherston, May Weatherston, Peter McCulloch, Kenny MacDonald, Gordon Stewart, Norman Gore (snare drum), Donald Hay (snare drum), Brian Miller (guitar), Tom Ward (concertina), Dennis Wilson, Carol Prior and Allan Prior. The…

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Steele The Show To Headline At Trad On The Tyne

West, Kathy Stewart, Peter Boond, Andy Thorburn, Donald Hay, Eilidh Shaw, Amy MacDougall and Davy and Patsy’s son Jamie Steele. Davy Steele was a key figure in some of Scotland’s finest groups, including Ceolbeg, Clan Alba and Battlefield Band, and recorded three fine solo albums. He is revered as one…

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