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Brandon McPhee Scottish Dance Band – The Flying Scots – With Guests (DVD and CD)

  The accordion whizz-kid’s quality of playing is excellent and the title track is just superb. This young man is definitely one to watch.Brandon is the All Scotland Junior Traditional Accordion Solo Champion 2011. Brandon McPhee (accordion, harmony vocal), Alistair MacDonald (2nd accordion), Manson Grant (piano, vocals), Heather Sinclair (bass), Robert Cameron (drums). “During my […]

Elbow Jane – The Boldest Blood (CD)

Hailing from Merseyside, Elbow Jane are regarded as one of the top acoustic folk rock acts in the country. Expressive vocals and rich acoustic sound. Most of the songs are written by Woods with some collaborations with keyboard player Kev Byrne. Complete with 12 page booklet of handwritten lyrics and sleeve notes. Kevin Byrne (vocals, […]

Burns Brothers Ceilidh Band – All Fingers And Thumbs (CD)

The band’s long overdue debut album, featuring music which is full of lift with clever arrangements and well played by great musicians. John Burns (accordion), George Burns (accordion), Graham Crichton (drums), Neil Ferguson (fiddle), Tom Orr (piano), Mark MacDougall (bass guitar). Hear music samples, view track listings, see more details and order here: Burns Brothers […]

The Cullivoe Band – Hairst Blinks (CD)

This famed Shetland dance band continue to be incredibly popular at events throughout Shetland and beyond. Cullivoe is a crofting and fishing community at the north end of the island of Yell, which lies to the North of Shetland. Hairst Blinks is a Shetland dialect term to describe the Northern Lights in the autumn sky. […]

Scottish Music At The RSAMD – The Future Of Our Past (CD)

A mixture of music and songs by students on the Scottish Music courses of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. A spectacular mix of virtuosity and vibrance describes the students on the BA and PG Dip Scottish Music course at the acclaimed Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. Hailing from […]

Ian Hutson and His Band – Memories Of Jim Johnstone (CD)

A tribute by Ian Hutson to the late accordionist Jim Johnstone – a perfectionist in performance, whose motto was “always play for your audience”. Ian Hutson (accordion) with Neil Dawson (fiddle), Alasdair MacLeod (second accordion), Jim Nichol (piano), Mark McDougall (bass) and Gordon Smith (drums). “The accordionists that I revere are no more than a […]