Scottish & Irish Music and Gaelic Song - Haunting laments to rabble-rousing reels & jumpin' jigs. The band is:
Christine Traxler (fiddle, bodhran) learned to love fiddle music at her grandfather's knee and still plays his fiddle. She has played in celtic bands such as Wicked Celts, and with Christian in Moss Bay, Ceol Miners and Piper's Creek. Christine is a frequent session player in the Seattle area.
Christian Hoffman (bouzouki, concertina, vocals) has played in several bands such as Castlerigg, Wicker Pig, Moss Bay, Ceol Miners, Piper's Creek and most recently is gigging with the Irish pub band the Stout Pounders.
Dale Cummings (vocals, guitar, Irish flute) Scots Folk singer, including songs of Robert Burns. He was the winner of the Silver Pendant in the Gaelic Learners' Singing Competition at the 2003 Scottish National Mod.
Judith Cummings (Gaelic Song, Harp, fiddle, whistles, step-dance) is a Scottish Gaelic speaker and winner of the Gold Medal for Traditional Singers at the 2000 Scottish National Mod. Judith was a member of the Scottish Folk Group the Whistlebinkies for 18 years, and has been teaching folk harp and pedal harp for the past 20+ years.
Crònan with the Shelton Highland Dancers. Doing the Highland Fling.
Crònan is recording our Folklife demo today. Wish us luck!