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28th January 2018 at the Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow.

Celtic Connections Festival,

Country: Sweden. Style: various styles of traditional music.

Lineup: Ale Möller (låtmandola/flutes/whistle/trumpet/cow's horn/piano accordion/harmonium/hammered dulcimer), Aly Bain (fiddle), Fraser Fifield (low whistle/border pipes/soprano sax), Tuva Syvertsen (v/hardanger fiddle/harmonium/percussion), Knut Reiersrud (g/lap steel g), Olle Linder (d/percussion/b).

This project began as a commission for a 2016 concert in the Jazz At Berlin Philharmonic series. The aim was to step away from Jazz towards "Celtic Music". However, as a Swede and a Norwegian were asked to put the concert together it became about the paths taken by Celtic music as it travelled across northern European and the United States. The performance at Celtic Connections lacked one of the seven musicians from 2016 - Eric Bibb. However there were still several American folk songs e.g. "Mole in the Ground", "In the Pines", "St James Infirmary" (though not ones I have ever thought of as "Celtic"). The group is now two Swedes, two Norwegians and two Scots. I have previously taken photos of Ale Möller and Aly Bain in a trio with Bruce Molsky (, Bain in his duo with Phil Cunningham (, and a Fraser Fifield Quartet (,

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