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Benachally Ceilidh Band


From the CD Booklet " Happy Feet "

The Benachally Ceilidh Band is based in Tayside, mainly around the Blairgowrie area. The musicians are :

Jim Leighton - Jim was previously a member of An Teallach and the Loose Moose Ceilidh Band. He is responsible for putting together most of the band's tunes sets.

Pete Clark - Pete is well known as a solo fidler, his debut CD ' Fiddlecase ' was chosen as one of 1996s albums of the year on BBC Scotland's ' Travelling Folk '. He has been a member of several bands including Heritage and Smeddum.

Martin MacLeod - An original member of Capercaillie, Martin is originally from the Oban area, and is also an established string bass player. The twin fiddles of Martin and Pete are a distinctive feature of the band's sound.

Martin Hadden - Martin was a member of Silly Wizard for 12 years, mainly playing electric bass. He has recently returned to playing music after a break of a few years.

Jake Donnelly - Jake was a founder member of the popular An Teallach Ceilidh Band. He is the band's on-stage spokesman, and an experienced dance caller.

Martin Dibbs - The third ' Martin ' in the band has been involved in a variety of diverse musical projects including jazz, rock, dance. He was also a member of the original Dougie MacLean Band.

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