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Andrew Collins - Cats and Dogs

By Mandolin Cafe
February 24, 2012 - 10:15 am

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Andrew Collins - Cats and Dogs

Andrew Collins - Cats and Dogs

Andrew Collins has announced the release of another solo recording in Cats and Dogs, ten original tracks with support from members of Creaking Tree String Quartet and Foggy Hogtown Boys, two prominent Canadian groups Andrew has been a member of.

Nominated for Instrumental Album of the Year at this year's Junos, Cats and Dogs further establishes Andrew as one of Canada's top acoustic innovators.

In addition to creating the original content for the recording, Andrew also plays mandolin, mandola, mandocello, guitar and fiddle on the recording.

Sample track: Dark Matter.

Dark Matter
Spider Cat
Back Burner
Cabana 11
Reigning Cats and Dogs
Canon in C
High Falutin
Corkscrew Road
The Prison Guard Sleepeth
David Blake
Farewell My Old Friend

Now with a new band behind him, James Mceleney on upright bass and Mike Mezzetesta on guitar, mandolin and fiddle, Andrew is set to tour his music. They have CD releases booked at Hugh's Room in Toronto on March 4 and Peterborough's Gordon Best Theater on March 10 as well as summer tour plans throughout Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and south of the border.

Additional information:
Andrew Collins web site
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March 10, 2012 06:49 AM
just purchased cats and dogs , love it but I miss record covers where there was a heap of info. call me old fashioned or just curious.
Anyway its great work
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