SCOTTISH ANDREW MUSIC
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Accompanyist, Celtic Composer, Trad, and Lead contemporary fiddle
Andrew Hennessey plays in a variety of line-ups from his specialist Weddings band to his solo world music set called Jazzmetaz, to his Harp and fiddle concert duo with harpist and vocalist Sarai Robin Charles. Sarai and Andrew will play a concert of original music and song, augmented by acoustic guitar, bodhran, whistle and 6-string electric violin. Andrew also plays with party folk duo Paddy’s Milestone and plays live and recording sessions with contemporary rock, blues and country bands. He has also recorded with folk bands , guesting on their CD’s. Andrew is also an accomplished caller of 20+ ceilidh dances for all levels of dancer and also offers the Care-Home Ceilidh for our senior citizens.
Specialist Weddings Band
Deputising + recording studio work
Recent recording projects have included country fiddle on the Jimmy Brown Blues Tribute Album with John Bruce and Nobby Clarke, and on the Liz Jones ‘Broken Windows’ CD.
SCOTTISH ANDREW MUSIC
Andrew Hennessey A Scottish electric fiddler and folk dance musician [ceilidh dancing] and dance caller, Will call, walk through and demonstrate the Scottish dances. (20 + ceilidh dances for all levels, fun dances for beginners to the more advanced). He also produces a specialist Weddings band.
A contemporary electric fiddle player playing accompaniment in Blues, R&B, Rock, Jazz and Trance. His Jazz fiddle style has been compared to Don (Sugar Cane) Harris. Andrew also plays for studio recording sessions and can perform concerts either with Celtic Horizon Trio, or, a solo world music electric jazz set or with his harpist duo partner Sarai Robin Charles.
I started out in the Scottish Fiddle orchestras 1969, Edinburgh Highland Reels and Strathspey Society, then Folk bands 1979, e.g. Saltire, Unicorn, Hopscotch ceilidh band, Peat Water Still, then Produced and wrote theatre shows 1984-1990 with the Solan Theatre Company, then folk, blues and covers 1996 with the Wild Geese and Cauther Fair, folk rock 1999-2000 with The Fife, e.g. supporting Status Quo in Holland, recorded with acoustic folk band Jacouse and from 2000, trance with Shamalan and touring Scotland's Hebridean islands with my solo Jazzmetaz set in 2012.
I am also a featured composer with Skyrocket records.
The Music of Andrew Hennessey