Celtic Music Radio’s CD album of the week is ‘Tyro’ by Rua MacMillan.
Rua was a BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Of The Year winner in 2009. This CD is his prize for winning in association with Greentrax Recordings, it is a mix of Highland fiddler Ruairidh’s own compositions plus contemporary and traditional material.
Rua’s guests on this album are Tia Files (guitars, bass), Adam Brown (bodhran), Alasdair MacLeod (drums) and Brian McNeill (concertina, bouzouki). Rua is a superb fiddler with his arrangements being fresh and intriguing.
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