Heat the Hoose is a collection of truly great performances recorded live at Scotland's top fiddle festival This CD showcases traditional fiddling at its very best and includes a spine-tingling performance of 'Lochaber no more' from the great Alasdair Fraser in which the entire audience hum a sound of a pipe drone in the background. The tracklist reads like a who’s who of traditional fiddling and includes brilliant performances from the likes of Claire Mann & Aidan O’Rourke, Paul Anderson, Chris Stout, Amy Geddes, Connaillaigh, Clare McLaughlin, Eilidh Shaw.
Anyone interested in the fiddle in its many forms shouldn't miss this....a showcase of the finest talents.
Alasdair Fraser - the most famous traditional fiddler to come out of Scotland. He now lives in California where he has a renowned fiddle school.
Connaillaigh - a group of wild Donegal fiddlers including the amazing Liz Doherty.
Aidan O'Rourke - fantastic player from Seil Island who is also part of the great band Tabache with Clare Mann.
Claire Mann - from Newcastle, Clare is an all Ireland champion and is picking uo styles from all the gifted young players of her generation.
Paul Anderson - A great exponent of the North-eastern fiddle style.
Alasdair White - a beautiful sound yet only thirteen years old!
Clare McLaughlin - Clare, from Glasgow plays with great young band Deaf Shepherd.
Amy Geddes - Amy is the folk musician in Residence for the South Lanarkshire Council and also is a member of Tannas.
Eilidh Shaw - West Highland fiddler from Taynuilt Eilidh plays with fabulous traditional band Keep it Up and the Poozies.
Karen Steven - Karen hails from John O' Groats and has been taught by Buddy McMaster and Alasdair Fraser.
Chris Stout - Amazing young player from the Shetland Isles who is also a member of Fiddlers Bid.