5 results for tag: Folk Songs

Sabin Jacques & Rachel Aucoin

Accordionist Sabin Jacques and pianist Rachel Aucoin have been musical and life partners since 1997. Sabin has been dedicated to preserving the rich Quebec tradition of the diatonic folk accordion, especially the music of revered accordionist and composer Phillipe Bruneau. Rachel has a background in classical piano and an ... Read More

Back of the Bus

Specializing in classic and contemporary Celtic music with Scottish, Irish, and East Coast roots, Back of the Bus plays at ceilidhs, festivals and pubs, and is a favourite at Robbie Burns nights and FolkFest. The band showcases the talents of Jim Walls (guitar/vocals), Sheila Vaadeland (guitar/vocals), Anna Bekolay (fiddle/vo... Read More

Matthew Byrne

Born into a family of Newfoundland music makers, Matthew Byrne’s repertoire is heavily influenced by that unique musical heritage of weaving great stories with beautiful melodies. Matt has just released his highly-anticipated third album, Horizon Lines. This newest collection of traditional material explores a unique repert... Read More

Michael Occhipinti

The Sicilian Jazz Project has been dazzling audiences world-wide with its intriguing mix of Sicilian folk material and the best elements of jazz, world music, funk, blues, and chamber music. Band leader and arranger Michael Occhipinti has assembled an all-star cast which features sensational Italian jazz vocalist Pilar. ... Read More

Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Focusing on songs collected by folklorist and field recording pioneer Alan Lomax, Jayme Stone brings together some of North America's most distinctive and creative roots musicians to perform a set list that includes Bahamian sea chanteys, African-American a cappella songs, Appalachian ballads, fiddle tunes, and work songs. ... Read More