Jazz is not the popular culture. Jazz is in the same position in our culture as classical music. A very small minority of people really love it. John Corigliano I think the same can be said about music that is not part of the mainstream like Celtic music. I have followed the musical career of [...]
https://soundcloud.com/fraserfifield/7a-1 I was perusing my Soundcloud when I found that Scottish piper Fraser Fifield has a new tune out. It is called Repair and it is a gradual tune that has the same abstract beauty as his earlier releases. What I admire about Fifield is his ability to make timeless melodies. They don't sound tired [...]
Traditional Scottish and Jazz. Those are the two styles that define the new album Esotero by Fraser Fifield and Graeme Stephen. It is a work layered in intricate textures. I encourage you to give it more than twenty spins before you say anything what the album.What I am saying here does not even define the whole [...]
One of the most anticipated releases this year is out. Esotero is a joint project between two fantastic artists in the Celtic fusion scene.
This is the podcast version of my radio show last Saturday at http://www.radiohappy.eu. Yes just music without me talking. I have added links to the band page and yes you better listen to my fantastic interview with Fraser Fifield! The Indulgers-Ceili Mor Qristina Bachand; Quinn Bachand-Spootiskerry/High Road to Linton/Big John McNeil Keltic Trancefusion-Abberance Fraser Fifield [...]