The Trooters Ceilidh Band
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Ceilidh Band Members:

Trooters Ceilidh Band

 

The main members of the band are:

Pete Clark - fiddle. Pete is well known as a solo fiddler, his debut CD 'Fiddlecase' was chosen as one of 1996's albums of the year on BBC Scotland's 'Travelling Folk'. He has a number solo CDs, as well appearing on a number of folk and ceilidh band CDs. He has been a member and performed with several bands including The Benachally Ceilidh Band, Heritage, Smeddum and the Dougie MacLean Band. Pete also taught for many years at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Gregor Lowrey - accordion. Gregor has worked with many bands including: Blackeyed Biddy, Cantychiels, Clan Terra, Ceilidh Minogue and Rusty Nail. Gregor played with the Scottish Show Shehallion that opened the new Clyde Auditorium and has toured all over from Azerbaijan to Ecclefechan. Gregor is also a master at fly tying and helps run the amazing Dalavich Shop & Wild Rowan Cafe'!

Jim Leighton - piano. Jim is a founder member of The Loose Moose and Benachally Ceilidh Bands. He played accordion with the An Teallach Ceilidh Band as well as playing piano in numerous Scottish Dance Bands and Ceilidh Bands such as John Ellis and his Highland Country Band and Alan Doig Scottish Dance Band. Jim also plays accordion and has over 40 years experience of playing for weddings, ceilidhs, corporate functions, etc. Jim is the owner of www.MusicInScotland.com

If required the band can be augmented with a dance caller, drummer, additional melody instruments - just ask and we'll do our best to satisfy.

 

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"I just wanted to thank you for being such an amazing band last Friday - superb music, as always, and you really created a great atmosphere! All of us at Rowan had a fantastic time and we've also had lots of our guests commenting on the evening, and the music in particular.... "

"Every guest commented on how professional, musical and apt the Band were. The variety of tunes played and the dance calling were all the best that they could be. "

"The music was fantastic and so many people said to me that it was the best ceilidh band they had ever seen. It was great the way that you danced and called."

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