& Fiddle music audio CD
Northumbrian piper and fiddler Kathryn Tickell, awarded BBC Radio 2's 2005 Folk Musician of the Year, in a duo with harpist Corrina Hewat, one of the most distinctive, original and versatile artists on the contemporary Scottish scene. Two excellent musicians and a CD which compliments the talents of both. Great playing and singing.
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|Corrina Hewat: Artist profile & catalogue of works|
|5||Mike to Mutt||
Total running time
|Instruments:||Harp, Northumbrian Pipes, Fiddle & Voice|
|Genre:||Folk / Celtic|
At the age of sixteen Kathryn released her first album, "On Kielderside". Two years later, in 1986, she turned professional, immediately entering a busy touring schedule throughout Britain & abroad, as well as recording her second album, "Borderlands" which was the first recording to include her own compositions.
In the summer of 1987 she recorded a sixty minute TV documentary, "The Long Tradition" for Channel 4. This chronicled her musical development and background, was broadcast in December 1987, and released on video in 1989.
Kathryn's third album, "Common Ground" was chosen as one of "Q" magazines 'Records of the Year'. Kathryn was also named as Top Instrumentalist in the Folk Roots Poll of 1988.
In 1990 the Kathryn Tickell Band was formed. The next few years saw Kathryn putting all her energy into the band, recording the albums, "The Kathryn Tickell Band" and, "Signs" and touring extensively throughout the world. However she still found time to compose music for two of Newcastle's Live Theatre Company productions, to present a series of programmes for Radio 2, record with the Penguin Cafe Orchestra and with The Chieftains. During this time Kathryn also contributed to Sting albums, as well as joining him to play live at Newcastle City Hall & also on TV.
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|Contact Details||Redesdale Music
PO Box 191
|Artist Web Site||www.kathryntickell.com|
Within a few minutes of hearing her, the energy and the timing, the depth and the colour of her music will touch you. One of the leading Scottish Harp players in the world today (nominated Instrumentalist of the Year 2004 at the STMA) Corrina has toured through Europe, the Far East and Canada taking the Small Harp to a new level of excellence, combining traditional style music with contemporary attitude. She is also blessed with a stunningly individual voice, which resonates with years of soaking up Scotland’s musical tradition, while exploring contemporary elements and jazz. She is in demand as a player, composer, arranger and teacher, and her appeal grows larger as more and more people hear and meet her. She has an astonishing ability to create and collaborate with others and this has led her to recording over 30 albums in the last twelve years. She is also now sponsored by Camac Harps and plays an Aziliz and an electroharp.
Corrina Hewat is co-founder & co-musical director of the Unusual
Suspects, the extravagantic folk big band dubbed
The Scottish National Folk Orchestra “one
of the most exciting bands I’ve ever seen” quote
Mike Harding Radio 3. She is also a skilled and innovative
composer and arranger, having written four large scale commissions,
while also musically directing shows such as Celtic Connections ‘Songs
of Conscience’ 2007, ‘Scottish Men’ 2006
and the TMSA Young Trad Tour 2006 & 2005. Corrina is
a founder member of distinct bands such as Bachue, Chantan and Shine and
has been involved in awarding winning and pioneering shows
such as My Ain Countrie and Scottish Women.
Corrina’s teachers in college were Sanchia Pielou and Maire Ni Chathasaigh whose tuition and style she still refers to today. She is a guest tutor on the Traditional Music Degree courses at Newcastle University and the RSAMD, as well as teaching workshops and courses on harmony singing, arranging and vocal techniques. She also has six 30 minute videos available for download on for post beginner/intermediate players. www.ayepod.net
|Contact Details||c/o Big Bash Records
11A Ettrick Road
|Artist Web Site||www.corrinahewat.com|