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Martyn Bennett (February 17, 1971 – January 30, 2005) was a Scottish musician who was born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. He was extremely influential in the evolution of modern Celtic Fusion, a blending of traditional Celtic and modern music.

He and his family moved to Kingussie, Speyside, Scotland when he was 10. One of his teachers introduced him to the Great Highland Bagpipe. Within two years Martyn was winning prizes in many of the junior piping competitions around Scotland. He… read more

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  • Avatar for Bierut89
    awesome !
  • Avatar for ragsnotriches
    Taken way too soon.
  • Avatar for dalxar
    Una lástima lo de este artista. Habría llegado lejos.
  • Avatar for Berrieworld
    'Aye' is the most wonderful collection of songs from the late Martyn Bennett - he really had the knack of creating something utterly new out of traditional folk & field recordings. Anyone attempting to release a more inspiring album this year will have his/her work cut out!
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    A true pioneer putting the cool into celtic music... Just think where he'd be taking the genre now if he'd not been cut down just as he found his stride! Have any artists stepped up to carry forward the baton? Can't think of anyone who even comes close to his talent these days... shame!
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  • Avatar for last_mister
    thats so sad ive heard lots of his music on climbing videos and the like and loved it, never realised he'd died so young :( wonder if the money for his albums supports cancer research?
  • Avatar for NonchalantX
    Tongues of Kali is my favourite. Luckily I was fortunate enough to see him at Sidmouth yearssss back. Still one of the best live shows I've ever seen. Sad loss, RIP.
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    love this guy!

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