Eilidh Shaw is from the west coast of Scotland where she was brought up deeply immersed in traditional music. From a large musical family whoich includes brother Donald Shaw of Capercaillie fame, she was encouraged to play, stay up late and generally adopt a musician’s lifestyle from an early age. She was strongly influenced at this time by alcohol and serious criminals and this is apparent in her incredible magnetism for musical mayhem. For example, Eilidh plays alongside Simon Thoumire, Malcolm Stitt and Kevin MacKenzie in traditional folk band "Keep it Up", the well known all-girl group "The Poozies the fun-filled Harem Scarem, Shetland pop band "Drop the Box" folk jazz fusion group "John Rae’s Celtic Feet", Irish fiddle legend "Liz Doherty" and her fathers Scottie Dance Band. In the course of her musical collaborations she has recorded several CDs and eventually in 1997 was persuaded to complete her first solo album titled ‘Heepirumbo’.
Snippets of tunes
Hello Eilidh - is it possible to hear any samples of
you playing - I play bodhran and keyboard and it would be great
to play along - perhaps there is a cd !!
Seasonal Greetings and kind regards - Jack