Mick West Trio
“Mick West is a powerhouse of traditional song, with a catalogue of highly acclaimed recordings to his name. His latest five star offering, A Scots Chorus, released in 2013 and produced by Stewart Hardy, has been cited as “an absolute triumph” (R2), whilst his 2010 recording, Snark O’ Snaw, received the same top rating from Scotland on Sunday.
Mick has one of Scotland’s most distinctive voices, and, in his trio, his rich, warm and expressive singing is complimented on guitar and fiddle by the highly creative playing of Frank McLaughlin and Stewart Hardy. The trio has a long standing musical kinship which shines through their arrangements, and makes for a joyous and inspiring performance.”
“One of Scotland’s most lyrical folksong exponents” Scotland on Sunday.
“West is a wonderful singer with a big, rich, warm expressive voice – in approach and stature somewhat of a Scottish Christy Moore” The List.
A Scots Chorus brings together the esteemed Mick West as singer and interpreter of traditional Scottish songs and a capella group Muldoon’s Picnic. Together, they aim to inspire fellow singers with their hearty and beautifully arranged chorus songs. Released in 2012 on Claytara Records produced by Stewart Hardy.
Stewart Hardy (fiddle)
Frank McLaughlin (guitar)
Angus Lyon (accordion, piano)
Penny Callow (cello)
Upcoming EventsOct25Friall-day Arrangement Techniques (Mixed In... @ Ushaw College, DurhamArrangement Techniques (Mixed In... @ Ushaw College, DurhamOct 25 – Oct 27 all-dayArrangement Techniques (Mixed Instruments) 25th – 27th October 2019 Ushaw College, Durham Join Stewart in the beautiful surroundings of Ushaw College in Durham for a weekend workshop exploring arrangement techniques for mixed instrument ensemble. Courses are...Nov2Sat7:30 pm Geordie Music Night 2019 @ Seaton Sluice Community CentreGeordie Music Night 2019 @ Seaton Sluice Community CentreNov 2 @ 7:30 pmGeordie Music Night 2019 Saturday 2nd November Seaton Sluice Community Centre NE26 4QX 7.30 pm (Doors 7.00 pm) Featuring Jim Mageean, Stu Luckley, Stewart Hardy, George Welch, Barry & Ingrid Temple and Laura Connolly £10 Adults....Nov8Friall-day Fiddle Technique @ Rydal HallFiddle Technique @ Rydal HallNov 8 – Nov 10 all-dayFiddle Technique 8th – 10th November 2019 Rydal Hall, Ambleside LA22 9LX Join Stewart in the beautiful surroundings of Rydal Hall in the Lake District, for a weekend of intensive fiddle tuition. The workshop will typically take between 8 and 12...
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