Album of The Week – ‘Between The Lines’ Steve Hamilton – 17th Oct 2020
Celtic Music Radio’s Album of The Week from 17th October 2020 Steve Hamilton ‘Between The Lines’
Join the Phat Controller aka Iain Copeland at midday on 17th October when he will be in conversation with Steve about his album
Leading pianist Steve Hamilton wrote this his debut album while in recovery from major surgery during lockdown!
Steve – born in Aberdeen, Studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston where he graduated in 1995, for the next 5 years he moved to London where he became a member of Bill Bruford’s quartet ‘Earthworks’.
Steve went on to perform and record with a stunning array of musicians such as -Freddie Hubbard , Ray Charles, Pee Wee Ellis Assembly, Joe Lovano, Kurt Elling, Fred Wesley, Bob Sheppard, John Scofield, Gary Burton, Joe Locke, Van Morrison, Dennis Rollins, Martin Taylor, Carol Kidd, and The NDR Big Band and has appeared on over 40 CDs to date.
Between the Lines is dedicated to Laurie, who died in 2013, and features Martin Taylor MBE and saxophonist Paul Booth, whose quartet Hamilton plays in. Guitarists Don Paterson and Davie Dunsmuir, Hamilton’s colleague from the Billy Cobham Band, also made stellar contributions.
Between The Lines – Artist on the Album include – Steve Hamilton – Keys, Mixing & Mastering ; Martin Taylor – Acoustic Guitar ;Don Paterson – Guitars, Arranging & Programming ; Paul Booth – Saxophone ; Davie Dunsmuir – Guitars
3. In A Flash Of Light ft Davie Dunsmuir
4. A Map Of You
5. Ealasaid ft Martin Taylor
7. From The Embers ft Paul Booth
8. Angus By Rail
9. Between The Lines
10. Look Up ft Don Paterson
11. Outstare The Stars
12. Ae Fond Kiss