Paul Anderson Scottish Fiddler

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Land of the Standing Stones Reviews

Hello Folks, I’ve received some great reviews for my latest album “Land of the Standing Stones” which came out in October 2013.  Here’s a selection of the ones I’ve seen – there may be more which I haven’t seen but if you have seen any which aren’t on the list I’d be interested to hear about […]

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Atomic Doric and the Strathspey King’s 170th birthday

July was a busy month for me with Woodend Barn’s “Atomic Doric” project with several performances and a fair few tunes composed. At last count I think I was up to about 20 traditional tunes from slow airs to strathspeys and from jigs to reels, with the music inspired by everything from landscape to history […]

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The 1st Braemar Fiddle Week

This Summer will see the 1st Braemar fiddle week which will take place from Monday the 8th of July. Tutors for the week are Jonny Hardie of the Old Blind Dogs and myself, with the classes being h held in historic Braemar castle. After a welcome ceilidh on Sunday night, classes will start in earnest on Monday […]

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From the Borders to Braemar

On Friday the 4th of January I drove down to Wiston near Biggar in the Scottish Borders to teach at one of the regular “Fiddle Force” weekends. It’s the 15th time in the 19 years sinceit bagan that Fiddle Force  been held at Wiston Lodge and it’s easy to see why they return year after […]

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Happy New Year

All the best for 2013 folks, I hope it’s a happy and prosperous new year. We had a superb night at the Aberdeen Music Hall on Hogmanay with a great turn out and wonderful performances from the guest artists. On the bill were the legendary Lonach Men with their pipe band, John Bone on accordion, […]

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Merry Christmas!

With the festive season in full swing, I’d like to wish every one a very merry Christmas and all the best for the new year. With a few other local musician’s I performed at the traditional Chrismas eve service at St Moluag’s kirk in Tarland. Featured during the service was a performance of “The Cromar […]

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Ceilidhamba!

It’s been an interesting weekend as I’ve spent it recording an album of Scottish/Brazilian/Moroccan music at PHI studio near Leslie in Aberdeenshire. The album is the brain-child of fantastic Brazilian percussionist Allysson Valez and is a key part of his artistic residencey for Deveron Arts in Huntly. The album which also features a host of […]

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BBC Alba Scottish Trad Music Awards

It was a great night in the Nevis Centre, Fort William for the BBC Alba Trad Music Awards on Saturday the 8th of December. The weather luckily stayed fair so there was a good turn out for the event and a strong contingent from the North-East. Unfortunately I’d no luck as composer of the year […]

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