Gary is the quiet
one of the band......NOT! If someone wants to talk accordion then they
better bring a flask of coffee, sleeping bag and a change of socks as
Gary will talk the socks off anyone!
can be seen impersonating a sound engineer at Mix Studios in Glasgow.
He also does a pretty good impression of a wall flower when it comes to
parties! Rumour has it that he is romantically involved with the A.A.
man having had to call on his services on more than one occasion due to
his Calibra having a nervous breakdown.
Richard first started learning accordion at the Jimmy Blair Accordion School, 16 years ago and in 1991 was U.K. Senior Traditional Accordion Champion. He has gone on to win other competitions such as the All Scotland Own Composition section etc.
He has been a member of the Gary Blair Ceilidh Band for a number of years and currently works as a sound engineer at the Studios of Michael MacNeil in Glasgow, Scotland, where our CD was recorded.
Stevie has now
left the Band......Was it something we said, like, ''what's it like
to hang around with some musicians?''.......No!... He has decided to
further his driving ambitions and can now currently be seen eating a
Yorkie bar and driving an articulated lorry along the M8 west of Glasgow......Anyhow,
he didn't have the Stamina; -)
(better known as'' fitted''!) is a well respected musician in Scotland.
He plays with many bands, backs many singers and is a prolific arranger
whilst being a superb accordionist, is equally at home playing piano and
keyboard which he often shows with his own band, Capercaillie. Donald
is one of the busiest musicians in Scotland and often performs throughout
is a fiddler of fine reputation. As well as playing with his own band,
he also plays with the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra. He is currently studying
for a music degree at the University in Glasgow. Alistair hails from Ayr,
Cowan has been playing bass guitar for many years now and is
currently a music teacher in Glasgow. Dave has an exceptional ear for
music which was found very useful in the making of this CD!
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