MCKERRON BRECHIN Ó HEADHRA
Fiery tunes and beautiful songs from the Gaelic and Scots tradition by three of Scotland’s finest musicians.
The Scottish trad trio of Charlie McKerron (fiddle), Sandy Brechin (piano accordion) and Brian Ó hEadhra (guitar & vocals) are three accomplished musician who draw on a wealth of tunes and songs from the Gaelic and Scots traditions.
They each are acclaimed composers in their own right. The trio have performed in Scotland and abroad and have wowed audiences with their choice of material and engaging stage performances. Each artist is also known through their work with other acclaimed acts; Charlie performs with Capercaille and Session A9; Sandy with Bùrach and the Sandy Brechin Band; Brian with Cruinn.
“With band credits behind them including Capercaille, Bùrach and Anam, this trio of leading Scottish and Irish musicians brings a wealth of experience to bear on their debut recording together. A sparkling array of instrumentals match drive with delicacy, soul with swing and fire with finesse, potently interspersed with the timeless eloquence of Gaelic song.” – Sue Wilson
“Perfectly pitched mix of lively dance tunes, evocative slow airs and Gaelic songs earned both rapt attention and noisy applause, culminating in a fully fledged cèilidh.” – The Scotsman
“Thank you very much for a fabulous concert. We do not do standing ovations very often at the Unicorn but you three deserved it!” – Sheena Wellington, Frigate Unicorn, Dundee
Sandy Brechin – “whose accordion bellows boldly blow where no box has blown before .” – Archie Fisher
Brian Ó hEadhra – “the most vocally talented, versatile and engaging male vocalist in Gaeldom.” – fRoots
Charle McKerron – “Fiddle wizardry” – Stuart Morrison, The Herald