— 2021 Top 20 — 2020 Top 20 — 2019 Top 20 — Fiddle — Guitar & Mandolin — CD — CDTRAX405
“These two extremely talented guitarists are in complete harmony. They will undertake an extensive tour of the UK (28 gigs) in May and June 2022. Get the album now and enjoy outstanding music.” (Managing Director Ian Green’s Pick Of The Month album, March 2022) Tony McManus is the leading… read more
— 2017 Top 20 — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX395
Matt Tighe was born in South London, with a London and Trinidadian background. He first discovered his love of traditional music and the fiddle listening to his parents’ album collection: The Chieftains and Tom McConville & Pauline Cato in particular made a lasting impression. After attending… read more
Gordon Gunn is one of Scotland’s top fiddlers and a member of the hugely successful Scottish band Session A9. He is also regarded as a talented composer, especially of slow airs which are the envy of all tunesmiths. Born and brought up in Wick, Caithness, Gordon was taught by the highly respected… read more
— Scottish Tradition Series — Bagpipes — Fiddle — Gaelic Song — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX9026D
Scottish Tradition Series vol 26.
Field Recordings of Gaelic Music & Song From The Highlands & Islands by Calum MacLean A double CD set with one CD consisting of songs and the other featuring instrumental music. The School of Scottish Studies and Greentrax are delighted to present this double CD collection, selected from the… read more
This was the first album released by Greentrax in 1986 and having just celebrated our 25th Anniversary it seemed appropriate to re-release this excellent and very special album for the first time on CD. Ian Hardie is an outstanding fiddle player and multi-instrumentalist, who played in many fine… read more
Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller are two talented young singers and musicians who are recognised as shining new stars on the Scottish music scene. Both are blessed with natural voices that blend beautifully. The duo are previous winners of the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Awards 2008 and The Scots Trad… read more
Debut solo album from the fiddler, originally from California but influenced by Cape Breton and Irish styles. Gabe plays with Gaelic group Dàimh, and is steeped in the Scottish Gaelic traditions, particularly those of the West Highlands where he currently lives. Gabe McVarish hails from northern… read more
BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Of The Year 2009 - Ruaridh (Rua) MacMillan is an exceptional talent amongst the many fiddlers in Scotland today. Part of his Young Traditional Musician prize was this debut solo album with Greentrax Recordings. Originally from Nairn, near Inverness in… read more
Debut album from Jeana Leslie and Siobhan Miller, two talented girls with wonderful personalities to match. Jeana, from Orkney, plays fiddle and piano, and sings. Siobhan, from Penicuik in Midlothian, sings. At the time of recording, both were students at the RSAMD in Glasgow. A mix of traditional… read more
— Fiddle — Solo Singers & Songwriters — CD — CDTRAX319
The Cast came into being when Mairi and Dave joined forces after meeting each other in the burgeoning traditional music and dance scene in Edinburgh. They have since performed extensively throughout the UK and Ireland, in Norway, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Spain, Italy and North America, and… read more
Chris Stout is a member of top Shetland band Fiddlers’ Bid - he is also a member of The Finlay MacDonald Band he works as a duo with harpist Catriona MacKay (also of Fiddlers’ Bid). Following on from Chris’s widely praised first album First O’ The Darkenin’, Devil’s Advocate marks a… read more
Laebrack features Catriona McKay (Scottish harp) and Chris Stout (fiddle, viola), both members of the thrilling seven-piece Shetland band Fiddlers’ Bid, currently one of Scotland’s hottest musical exports. Both also perform regularly as a duo. Catriona won the Jakez Francois International Celtic… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — 2018 Top 20 — 2017 Top 20 — Celtic Collections — Accordion & Melodeon — Bagpipes — Fiddle — CD — CDGMP8008
Celtic Collections vol 8.
Well known and loved tunes take you on a musical journey around Scotland. “My heart’s in the Highlands, wherever I go” ...wrote Robert (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,… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — CD — CDTRAX277
Fiddlers’ Bid are leading exponents of the Shetland Islands’ rich fiddle tradition. Since their formation in 1991, the flying fiddles and furious talent of the group have astounded audiences all over the world, with their undeniably unique approach to music and performance. With their… read more
Chris Stout has featured in a number of successful bands, predominantly as the leading fiddler in Shetland group Fiddlers’ Bid but also in The Finlay MacDonald Band and the internationally renowned Salsa Celtica. A welcome debut solo album from a great talent. Chris (fiddle) is joined by Catriona… read more
— £6 Stock Clearance CDs — Fiddle — CD — Double CD — CDTRAX238D
19-track double CD. The first disc is a concert set recorded at the Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, Ontario, for a My Roots Are Showing broadcast on CBC in 2001. Natalie MacMaster (fiddle, stepdancing) with Allan Dewar (piano), Brad Davidge (guitars), John Chaisson (bass), Miche Pouliot… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — CD — CDTRAX218
This is Fiddlers’ Bid‘s third album, following their 1998 album Hamnataing, and comprises many traditional and contemporary tunes. Some of these are written by band members but mainly they are from the Shetland Islands, where their roots lie. Over the years Fiddlers’ Bid has delighted… read more
Gordon Gunn (fiddle, mandolin), Phil Anderson (guitar, bass, percussion, keyboards) and Billy Pearce (keyboards, accordion, percussion) first met when they played together in Ruby Rendall’s Band. They also had experience in playing with various Scottish bands, and the trio appeared on the… read more
Celtic Collections vol 5.
Popular Scottish tune sets by such stalwarts as Willie Hunter, Ian Hardie, Jock Tamson’s Bairns, Brian McNeill, Seelyhoo, Thulbion and Lindsay Porteous & Pete Clark. Fine recordings of one of Scotland’s favourite instruments - the fiddle. Some tracks in a group setting but all top quality.… read more
— Fiddle — Gaelic Song — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX187
Captain Simon Fraser 1773-1852.
In 1816 Captain Simon Fraser of Knockie published a collection of 230 airs and melodies from the Highlands and Islands and left a legacy of Celtic music that has endured by its merit into the 21st century. The Captain’s Collection was recently broadcast by BBC Radio Scotland as a major drama… read more
The Wrigley sisters - Jennifer and Hazel - from Orkney, present more Orcadian, Shetland, Scottish and original tunes, some by the girls. Joining them on the album are Aaron Jones (bass), Eamonn Coyne (banjo), Kevin Macrae (cello), Rick Bamford (percussion) and Simon Thoumire (concertina, whistle).… read more
Willie Hunter’s last recording before his death in 1994, with The Cullivoe Dance Band: Ivor Scollay (accordion), Gordon Jamieson (accordion), Margaret Couper (piano), Alan Scollay (bass guitar), Victor Jamieson (bass guitar) and Ian Tulloch (drums). Cullivoe is a crofting and fishing community at… read more
Instrumental Music From Scotland.
This is a gem and goes by, to some extent, unnoticed. That is a shame because this album is full of now almost unheard-of giants of the traditional music scene. Charlie Bremner and John Grant show off their talents on the fiddle, Willie Fraser plays some gems on the now rather neglected mouth organ,… read more
— All Time Top Sellers — Bands — Fiddle — Stream or Download only — CDTRAX167
Shetland’s sensational young band features four dynamic fiddlers backed by a driving rhythm section creating an exhilarating sound. Featuring Chris Stout, Andrew Gifford, Maurice Henderson, Kevin Henderson (fiddles), Catriona MacKay (keyboards and clarsach), Steve Yarrington (guitar) and David… read more
Ian Hardie is a fiddler of note and a prolific composer. He was a member of Jock Tamson’s Bairns and other Edinburgh bands, and later a member of The Occasionals ceilidh band. After moving from the Scottish Borders to Morayshire, Ian teamed up with Andy Thorburn, much in demand as a top keyboard… read more
Wonderful Cape Breton style fiddling from Brenda Stubbert and some excellent backing musicians. An album full of exciting playing. Brenda was introduced to Scottish and Irish music at a very early age on Cape Breton Island. Her music makes you want to move, whether it’s step dancing, a square set… read more
Brought together by Alasdair Fraser during the recording of his acclaimed album Dawn Dance, this is the debut recording from Skyedance. Virtuosity meets vision as the six members unite their considerable creative spirits in original compositions which push the Scottish tradition, from exquisitely… read more
First of two albums for Geentrax from two of the brightest stars in the galaxy of roots talent from Scotland. Jennifer Wrigley won the 1996 BBC Radio 2 Young Tradition Award, and at that time the duo were in huge demand for clubs, concerts and festivals. Since then the girls have returned to their… read more
Fiddle in the Shetland style by the one and only, legendary Willie Hunter. Recorded over a number of years in Lerwick, playing in the home of his friend Billy Kaye, the set mixes traditional tunes and Willie’s own compositions. This is rare material saved by Billy in his studio archives and… read more
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