The Flying Scots - Brandon McPhee

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Pan Records are pleased to announce the release of a DVD 'The Flying Scots' featuring the Brandon McPhee Scottish Dance Band with guests Karen Steven Band, Manson Grant, Harvey Brothers. This is an 18 track DVD featuring live music and scenery mostly of Caithness in the North of Scotland some from Ireland and some from the north of Spain. Brandon has already 2 CDs on thge Pan label, this his first DVD. Andy Ross writes "over 60 years between the ages of myself and this brilliant button box player who has just reached the age of 15 (October) during my lifetime I have met and heard the playing of nearly all the top Scottish music players and now I feel that this young lad is without doubt one of the best I have ever heard". Guests on this album Karen Steven a well known exponent of fiddle music and composer born in John O'Groats based in Caithness is known for her music all over the UK as well as America and Canada and beyond. She plays 2 sets on this DVD all her own compositions. Manson Grant - Manson sings 2 songs one 'The Hills of Connemara' a well known Irish song the other 'Calling Me Home' a brand new composition never before recorded written and composed by the late great Eann Nicolson of the Wick Scottish Dance Band Fame. The Harvey Brothers play 2 tracks from their well received album 'Tartan Paint'. The Harvey Brothers were recorded in the Old Smiddy Inn, Thrumster in their home village.

Track Listing;

  1. Bob Bridgeford's March / The Forty-Six Seconder / The Borthwick Men
  2. Monadh Gowan / The Wee Man From Skye
  3. The Jaqueline Waltz
  4. Looking For A Partner
  5. Hills of Connemara
  6. Garden of Skye / Yellow Corn / Gaelic Air
  7. The Blackadder Waltz
  8. Davy Scott of Kilbirnie / Marquis Of Huntly's Farewell / Cape Breton Visit To Shetland
  9. Brochan Lom / Sabhal Iain Ic Uisdean / Bheil An Cadal Ort / Mor A Cheannaich
  10. Calling Me Home
  11. Miss Delicia Chisholm / Atholl And Breadalbane Gathering
  12. Recuerdos De La Coruna
  13. Dan McIldowie's Reel / Niell Thow's Reel / Manola's Reel
  14. Flying Scotsman