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Allan Henderson: Est. 1976

Est. 1976

Highland Fiddling at its best

Description

This is Allan Henderson's first solo album and what a cracker it is.

Allan comes from Mallaig, and has been playing fiddle and pipes from a very young age. He was taught by the left-handed Lochaber fiddler, Angus Grant. He has played with many bands over the years, and is a member of Blazin’ Fiddles. He also teaches, and has done a bit of writing, having recently been involved in shadow writing the autobiography of Highland music legend, Fergie MacDonald.

This album has taken some time to complete. As Allan himself writes: ‘This CD was only supposed to take a month to record, and ended up taking two years from start to finish. In fact, it is at this point that I should maybe offer a word of warning to all ‘would-be’ producers. When I started this project my co-producer, Iain MacDonald, and I were good friends. He is now my brother in law and I am the Godfather of his second child. There is nothing much more to say, other than I hope you enjoy the music.’

Biography

Allan Henderson comes from Mallaig, and has been playing fiddle and pipes from a very young age. He was taught by the left-handed Lochaber fiddler, Angus Grant.

He has played with many bands over the years, and is a member of Blazin’ Fiddles. He also teaches, and has done a bit of writing, having recently been involved in shadow writing the autobiography of Highland music legend, Fergie MacDonald.

Allan is currently Musician in Residence (Ceòladair an t-Sabhail) at Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Skye.

Allan Henderson: Est. 1976

Est. 1976

Ceòl fìdhle ealanta agus Gàidhealach

Description

Biography

Track Listing

  1. Mrs Ramsay of Barton/Nighean aig a’ Chota Bhuidhe/Jenny ‘s Wedding/Glen &Carl CBC/Irish Reel[5.23]
  2. Farewell my Love and Remember Me/Maili Dhonn[4.07]
  3. A Tune for Morag/Sandra Kirsteen’s Reel/The Fungus Reel[4.53]
  4. Kyle to Strathcarron/The Taransay Fiddle School[4.29]
  5. Essan Cottage/Grainne’s Welcome/The Piper’s Ceilidh[3.38]
  6. The Irish Gigolo/The Back of the Change House/Cairistiona Caimbeul/Ashley’s Strathspey[4.22]
  7. Maighread’s Tune[4.16]
  8. Petticoat Loose/Donald MacLean/Islay ‘s Charms/The Goatherd[5.16]
  9. Heading West, Ashburn House[3.38]
  10. The Wonderful Oban Surrealist[2.09]
  11. Lochaber Theme/Jig/Bheir an t-soraidh seo bhuam/Lochaber Theme /In the Braes/Lochaber Theme[6.13]
  12. An Cruadal a Bh’ann/Dugald Gillespie[4.02]