Innes Watson ‘Guitar Colloquium’ Album of the week 16th Feb 2019
Listen in at 12pm on Sat 16 where Auntie Liz is in conversation with Innes Watson about his new album
Guitar Colloquium The much awaited guitar album by Innes Watson, 9 years in the making
Innes Watson, from Glasgow, is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist with over ten years of contemporary and traditional Scottish music performance, recording, teaching and producing experience. He grew up in the Scottish Borders in very supportive musical surroundings encouraging an extremely eclectic mix of skills, abilities, interests and accolades that combine to make Innes one of the most highly-regarded and sought-after musicians on the scene today whither on fiddle or his beloved Fylde guitar.
He teaches at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (having graduated from there with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Scottish Music in 2006) and is a firm favourite for adult and youth learning organisations up and down the country. He has appeared on at least 24 albums released in Scotland in the last 15 years and has worked with some of the most notable performers in the country. In 2011 he won the title of “Instrumentalist of the Year” at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards.
Plays in such bands as Jarlath Henderson Band / Grit Orchestra / Innotet / With sister Lori in Rule of Three / The Treacherous Orchestra to name but a few !
Innes is planning to do some touring with Guitar Colloquium and more workshops so check out his website.
1 Prelude for Sandy
2 Doo Da
4 Mando Endo
5 Undon Noodle
7 Waste Not
9 Misty the Cat
10 For Queen Nell
11 The Wee Dafty
13 Cowboy and the Pussycat14 Glasgow Guitar Colloquium