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cover image for <mark>The</mark> Craig McCallum Scottish Dance Band - In A Different Light

The Craig McCallum Scottish Dance Band - In A Different Light (CD)

The lift is there ... the lift is there.’ Robbie Shepherd

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

Cast and The Whistlebinkies; two excellent duos consisting of Xose Munoz & Simon Bradley, and Willie Hunter & Violet Tulloch; and extremely talented soloists in Wendy Stewart, Gordon Gunn, Ian Hardie, Hamish Moore, Tony McManus, Iain MacInnes, Lorne MacDougall, Gary West and Jimmy Young. All the solo tracks have top…

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Fiona J Mackenzie - Archipelago (CD)

Cast (vocals, viola and guitar). Graeme Duffin (guitars), Sandy Jones (programming) and David Lyon (keyboards) also added their session skills. This is a wonderfully textured album with continually changing instrumental arrangements, showcasing the varied and beautiful blend of voices. A very appealing and quite stunning album in the opinion of…

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Alistair Ogilvy - Leaves Sae Green (CD)

Castlesound Studios. The session musicians are friends Aly Macrae (various instruments including piano, fiddle and mandolin), Steven Polwart (guitars) and Inge Thomson (backing vocals). We believe this is an outstanding young singer with huge potential. “Wonderfully characterful, minutely-nuanced Scots singing…” (The Scotsman) “The young Glasgow singer Alistair Ogilvy is definitely…

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Seudan (CD)

The music is alive and vital, closely related to its old natural step dance rhythms while the piobaireachd follows the song versions from which they originated. The arrangement and delivery of their repertoire is directly influenced by the music of the Western Isles of Scotland and the East Coast of…

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Ian Green - Fuzz To Folk (Trax Of My Life) (book)

Cast & Scottish Music Forum) “I am enjoying the book immensely. It gives a real insight into your life. It was poignant in parts and also very funny. A very well-written book, written with honesty…” (Mary K Burke, Celtic Music Radio) “I very much look forward to reading the book…”…

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Alex Hodgson - Jeelie Jars ‘n’ Coalie Backies (CD)

Castle Sound Studios, Pencaitland, under the guiding hand of producer Kenny Hutchison and the magic fingers and ears of engineer Stuart Hamilton. The session musicians read like a ‘whose who’ of Scottish music, including Kenny (piano, Hammond organ, accordion and synth) who is a vocal coach, broadcaster, music teacher and…

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Mike Vass and Dave Wood - Wait What? (CD)

castle University. Dave played for several years in the acclaimed young band CrossCurrent before joining Malinky. In 2001 he was invited to play bouzouki at the film premiere of Lord Of The Rings. He has performed alongside Shetland fiddle star Catriona MacDonald and toured with the celebrated Northumbrian musician Tom…

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Mick West - Sark O’ Snaw (CD)

castle in Cornwall as a teenager that Mick’s love of folk music was kindled - there he listened to local farmers singing their traditional songs. On return to Glasgow as a lad of nineteen, Mick’s interest in Scottish folk song led to him forming his first band, Molindinar. He was…

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Paul Anderson - Home & Beauty (CD)

Castle in 1993. A regular on Scottish television and radio, Paul has toured extensively and has recorded seven solo albums. Two specially commissioned portraits of him hang in Aberdeen Art Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. In the tradition of many of Scotland’s great fiddlers, Paul is also…

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Gordon Duncan - Just For Gordon (CD)

the most skilful and innovative piper ever, Gordon’s influence is still felt after his untimely death. Gordon recorded three solo albums for Greentrax Recordings - Just For Seumas, The Circular Breath and Thunderstruck - between 1994 and 2005. A search of various archives, subsequent to his death, revealed some vintage…

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Alison McMorland & Geordie McIntyre - White Wings (CD)

caster, author and tutor on the Scottish Music course at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow. Alison came to wider public notice in the 1970s, through her recordings and published song collections having come, initially, under the inspirational guidance of the late Hamish Henderson. In working closely…

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James Ross - James Ross (CD)

the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, and graduated with a BA in Scottish Music in 2000. He then completed the MA in Traditional Irish Music Preformance in 2001, studying piano under Professor Michael O’Suilleabhain at the University of Limerick, Ireland. This is James’s debut album and features…

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A Highland Journey In Music From Scotland (Celtic Collections vol 8) (CD)

the Highlands, wherever I go’, wrote Rabbie Burns who loved the landscape and music of this uniquely beautiful part of the world. This album is a musical evocation of the stunning mountains, lochs and glens of the Scottish Highlands, with tunes old and new, and the ancient melodies of the

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Jock Tamson’s Bairns - Rare (CD)

The reputation of Jock Tamson’s Bairns is so well-established that comment is almost superfluous.’ (The Scotsman) Praise indeed, but it does sum up one of the country’s most respected bands, having carried the torch for truly Scottish music since their inception at the end of the 1970s. In the hands…

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Scottish Women (CD)

cast of singers included Sheila Stewart, Sheena Wellington, Ishbel McAskill, Elspeth Cowie, Corrina Hewat, Annie Grace, Karine Polwart, Emily Smith, Mairi MacInnes, Anna Murray, Ray Fisher, Margaret Bennett, Maggie MacInnes and MacKenzie.  The tour band consisted of Catriona McAffer, Annie Grace, Corrina Hewat, Brian McNeill, Mike Travis and Andy Thorburn.

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Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas - Fire And Grace (CD)

the fiddle and has great stage presence. He has made many recordings both solo and with his group Skyedance. He is joined on this album by Natalie Haas, a stunning cellist from America, who has been touring with Alasdair. Natalie has been playing the cello under Alasdair’s guidance for six…

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Natalie MacMaster - Live (double CD)

Castlebar / The Kylebrack Rambler / The Fairy Dance * Torna A Surriento: Torna A Surriento / Reel For Brenda / The Flamenco Fling * Bog an Lochan Stepd: Bog an Lochan / Prince Charlie’s Reel / Gabe Arsenault / Grant’s Reel * Blue Bonnets Over the Border * Welcome…

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Sileas - Play On Light (CD)

their work with The Poozies, Clan Alba and Caledon.  ‘An excellent recording.’ (Ambience, Australia)

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Stairheid Gossip - Stirrin’ It Up (CD)

the Lowlands of Scotland. Harmony and solo singing with instrumental accompaniment on some tracks.  Eileen Penman, Claire Lamond, Sylvia McGowan, Rebecca McKinney and Elaine Wallace.

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News Articles

How Auld Lang Syne Took Over The World

Cast (also included on the Diaspora album and of course part of the Sex And The City movie soundtrack).    Discussion also centered around why so many people wrongly sing Zyne instead of Syne.

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Greentrax at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards and Gala Concert 2011

Cast) - Music Tutor Of The Year - Mairi is a member of The Cast, who are probably best known for their singing of Auld Land Syne in the film Sex And The City. Greentrax artist nominations also included:Steele The Show – The Songs of Davy Steele - Album Of…

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Far, Far From Ypres Stage Show in 2014

cast will comprise Barbara Dickson, Phil Cunningham, Dick Gaughan, Siobhan Miller, Ian Bruce, Stephen Quigg, Gary 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…

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Homecoming Scotland 2014 Albums

Cast’s version of the song, which was included in the soundtrack of Sex And The City; The Corby Song, written by an unemployed Scotsman who followed employment to the steelworks in Corby - a most unique and eclectic collection of songs representing many of the panels of the Tapestry. “Two…

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Andrew Marr Picks Favourite Gaughan Track

caster Andrew Marr was recently invited by Songlines magazine to select a favourite playlist for their free covermount CD. One of the tracks Andrew selected was Dick Gaughan’s version of Brian McNeill’s song No Gods and Precious Few Heroes, taken from the album Dick Gaughan - Sail On.

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Daimh Tour Dates

Castle Douglas, New Galloway DG7 3RN Featuring Special Guests Kathleen MacInnes & Steve Byrne.  Start 7:30pm

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BBC Alba Broadcast Of Gordon Duncan Programmes

cast two wonderful tributes to Gordon Duncan this year. Dha Gordon a-mhain (Just for Gordon) was a documentary about Gordon’s life, and his tunes which became a mainstay of the Scottish traditional music repertoire. It featured the musicians that knew and played with him, and those who continue to be…

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Fiona J Mackenzie tour dates

cast - free entry Aug 20th - Medicine Show, The Greenhouse, Dingwall

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Ian Green’s autobiography:  ‘Fuzz To Folk - Trax Of My Life’

castle Secondary School, Edinburgh, and thereafter Ian became an apprentice gardener under his father at the Convent of The Sacred Heart / Craiglockhart Training College, Edinburgh. Ian describes sporting success in cycle speedway before signing on for three years in the Army where he served as a motor mechanic in…

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Fiona J MacKenzie’s Duan Nollaig Christmas TV show

cast again on BBC Alba at 8.15pm on Christmas Eve and also on STV around 11.30pm, also on Christmas Eve. Fiona performed songs from her album A Good Suit Of Clothes at Brodie Castle, Moray, recently and a contemporary ballet dancer interpreted some of the songs. See a profile of…

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