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Eddie Seaman plays the Highland bagpipe and whistle. He is accompanied on six tracks by the very talented multi-instrumentalist Aaron Jones, who plays bouzouki and double bass on the album. Eddie is joined on the Uamh an Oir (Cave of Gold) track by the very fine Gaelic singer Maeve Mackinnon for this wonderful song.
Eddie is a highly rated, top class bagpiper, teacher and composer, both in the piping world and the Scottish music scene in general. His piping and whistle skills are amply demonstrated on this outstanding debut solo album.
He was a member of the group Barluath, nominated for Folk Band Of The Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards in 2016, and was involved in two albums with the band. He was in a duo collaboration with guitarist and singer Luc McNally, which led to the release of two albums.
Although now resident in Glasgow, Eddie coaches the Preston Lodge High School Novice Pipe Band in East Lothian, who were nominated for Pipe Band Of The Year at the 2019 Scots Trad Music Awards. He is widely in demand as both a tutor and performer.
Eddie attended the mastering of the album then immediately flew off on a trip to India through the Edinburgh Military Tattoo on behalf of British High Commission. He is now working on promotion of the album. Ian Green was knocked out by Cave Of Gold when he first heard the final master before it went off to the factory.
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In 2003 Greentrax Recordings released the Hamish Henderson Tribute Album - A’ The Bairns O Adam. The album was produced by Dr Fred Freeman and comprised 16 tracks of songs and poems, all written by Hamish Henderson - poet, singer-songwriter, folklorist and socialist. It received wide critical acclaim and work began almost immediately on this Tribute volume 2, with most of the songs specially recorded.
The principal singers are Fiona Hunter (of Malinky), John Morran (of Deaf Shepherd) and young singer Cameron Nixon. Musicians include Marc Duff (whistles), Frank MacLaughlin (guitar), Euan MacLaughlin (fiddle, banjo) and Angus Lyon (accordion, keyboards). The singing throughout is stunning, with sensitive instrumental backing.
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Greentrax Managing Director Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month - £11.00 throughout November for this 13-track CD album. Ian writes:
“Dick Gaughan, who is currently recovering from a stroke, regards these as his finest live recordings. Songs include the Freedom Come All Ye, with accompaniment on fiddle by the late, great Johnny Cunningham. A large royalty goes to Dick from the sales of this album, which contains some of his most popular songs.”
Exciting news for Eric Bogle fans: Eric recently finished work in Australia on his most recent album The Source Of Light, which will be released on 1st February 2022 in the UK, Europe and North America by Greentrax Recordings. It will be released in Australia by Stuart McCarthy’s Undercover Music label. On hearing the 15-track master, Ian Green sent this comment to Eric:
“A brilliant collection of new songs. I cried, I laughed and I pondered some of the issues raised but enjoyed every moment of this album…”
Ian Bruce is currently on tour in Germany, promoting his new album Young Territorial. Life is slowly creeping back into the touring business.
Featuring albums from Barbara Dickson, Brian McNeill, Christine Kydd, Dick Gaughan, Donnie Munro, Eric Bogle, Fraser Bruce, Gaelic Psalms From Lewis, Ian Bruce & The Tartan Spiders, Kathleen MacInnes, Malinky, Music & Song of Scotland, Rura, Shooglenifty, The Whistlebinkies, Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern.
Our All Time Top Sellers list includes albums from Celtic Collections, Fiddlers' Bid, Donnie Munro, Gordon Duncan, Salsa Celtica, Gaelic Women, Shooglenifty, Peatbog Faeries, Pipes & Drums of The Black Watch, Tony McManus, Catherine-Ann MacPhee, Aly Bain and Far, Far From Ypres.
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