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Finlay MacDonald, Simon McKerrell & Chris Gibb: Highland Games

Highland Games

Some of the great pipe tunes of Scotland, played by the most talented young pipers around.

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Some of the great pipe tunes of Scotland, played by the most talented young pipers around. Add to this the grace and skill of the band and you have Highland Games - the most fun piping album around.

This was the concept behind Jonny Hardie bringing together three of Scotland's best young pipers - Finlay MacDonald, Simon McKerrell and Chris Gibb - and asking them to play some of the best known pipe tunes in a new, energetic and innovative way. And he has succeeded.

They are joined by Jonny Hardie himself on Guitars; Brian McAlpine on Piano and Keyboards; Aaron Jones on Bass and Bozouki, Iain Copeland on Drums and Percussion; and Rick Taylor on Trombone.

Biography

Finlay MacDonald, Simon McKerrell and Chris Gibb are three of Scotland's most impressive and innovative young pipers. With their exhilarating approach, they bring a new dimension to traditional pipe music.

Finlay MacDonald, Simon McKerrell & Chris Gibb: Highland Games

Highland Games

Clàr beothail, aighearach agus ealanta

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Track Listing

  1. The Cockney Jocks, The Battle of Waterloo, Flett From Flotta[5.02]
  2. The Grinder, Bobs of Balmoral, The Kitchen Maid[3.15]
  3. Arthur Bignold of Lochrosque, Susan MacLeod, Mrs MacPherson of Inveran[5.39]
  4. Hector the Hero[5.05]
  5. Traditional Reel, Kalabakan, The Famous Bridge (An Drochaid Chliùteach)[3.13]
  6. The Coppermill, Greenwood Side, Siege of Delhi[4.53]
  7. Lucy Cassidy[3.04]
  8. Lament for Donald Duaghal MacKay[5.12]
  9. The Battle of the Somme, Donald MacLean of Lewis[5.05]
  10. Malcolm the Tailor, Kail and Porridge, Mrs MacLeod of Raasay[3.00]
  11. Lochanside[3.40]