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Understanding Scotland Musically

I recently spoke to piper and academic Simon McKerrell about Scottish traditional music. He is undertaking research entitled Understanding Scotland Musically. He is a Lecturer in Music at the International Centre for Music Studies at Newcastle University where this fellowship is based: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/sacs/music/. His questions are: How is contemporary traditional music used[…]

Give Me Peace

Here’s a wee ditty that I put together a few years back called Give Me Peace. It’s part of my Self Portrait YouTube album. At the time I was juggling work with toddlers. In the video I tried to capture the sense of fun of it all. It also features[…]