New Scottish Jazz Talent

The Fergus McCreadie Trio are all talent young men and they are heading upwards on a steep trajectory. This is the opening track of their third album, ‘Forest Floor’. It is called Law Hill.  

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John Rutter’s Prayer for Ukraine

  One of the best English composers of this era offer his response to the invasion of Ukraine in a sung prayer. “John Rutter describes the ‘Lady’ statue of the Chapel” by vocalessence is marked...

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Ukraine sings

Thoughts are with all the people of Ukraine following Mr Putin’s decision to invade his neighbours. May music provide fortitude at this time of crisis.      

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Chet Atkins plus plus

A concert with Chet Atkins and Mark Knopfler on guitar, with the Everly brothers singing has got to be worth a listen. These are some of the best ever playing together. Chet was at the top for a long time.   Image...

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Hit the road Jack!

Uros Peric is a great musician in his own right. When you listen to him you also get a sense of Ray Charles and taste of Nat King Cole and other Aftrican American singer and pianists. Try his style for yourself and I hope it...

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The Jingle Bells duel

What a contest and not a reindeer in sight. These guys had been introduced before this! “Long rows of banjos” by Joel Abroad is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0  

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Getting Ready For Christmas Day

Paul Simon plus an African American  preacher Rev J M Gates speaking in 1941 present a most imaginative take on preparing for Christmas in any year.   Image “Christmas Tree” by cogito ergo imago is licensed...

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