To date, they have released three albums:
Uncle Roland’s Flying Machine (2010)
Don’t Spare The Horses (2005)
Greg Lawson (Violin) - Studied at the Royal Northern College in Manchester. A freelance violinist he has played with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, McFall’s Chamber, rock groups, and many others.
Phil Alexander (Piano) - Studied with John Tilbury at Goldsmiths College. He currently leads his own jazz tango trio and plays piano and accordion in the Eliza Carthy band. For many years he has been a member of the renowned Salsa Celtica, and his compositions have featured on London’s South Bank and at Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall.
Pete Garnett (Accordion) - After trying classical piano and not enjoying it, he took up the accordion. He taught himself by ear. He also plays music for theatre, puppet shows and silent films.
Mario Caribe (Double Bass) - In 1986 he completed a BMus in Composition at Universidade Estadual de Campinas. In native São Paulo he arranged, recorded and produced 7 CDs with a condensed 9 piece jazz band called “Heartbreakers”. He has also performed with many of the greatest singers in Brazilian music such as Gal Costa, Caetano Veloso, Milton Nascimento, Nana Caymmi and Zizi Possi.
Guy Nicholson (percussion) - Guy studied tabla, daraouka and congas with some of the UK’s finest Indian classical musicians. He has adapted his style to Scottish folk music, and is in much demand with guitarist Tony McManus.
An expanded biography, music samples, tour dates, and more can be found on their official website:
Edited by Maddieman on 16 Feb 2011, 14:30
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