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The Musicians

"CCB played a top night of ceilidh music for us"

Amy Henderson (Accordion), Russell Murray (Fiddle & Percussion) and Ewan MacPherson (Guitar & Banjo)

are all professional musicians with years of experience and training behind them. 


Based in the Highlands of Scotland their music has taken them around the world, from Australia to India, America to Sweden. All three are much in demand as instrumentalists, teachers and performers.

They are passionate about the music they play and their collective CV reveals a connection to wide variety of artists across the Scottish music scene including:

Shooglenifty, Dagger Gordon, Ja Mha Tha Ceilidh band, North 57, Cask Strength Ceilidh Band, Jimmy Shandrix Experience,

Afro-Celt Soundsystem & The Treacherous Orchestra. 


Russells musical career spans over 15 years from his early involvement with Feis Rois & Kiltearn Fiddlers. Today he is a busy musician playing across the Highlands with a broad range of musical talent under the folk collective North 57.


Amy is an engaging performer who has created a unique sound on her instrument.  She blends her love and passion for Scottish traditional music with her interest in other genres to create a distinctive sound. A graduate of both the National Centre for Excellence at Plockton and the BA Folk & Traditional music course at Newcastle University, Amy has learned her craft from some of the finest players around, including Karen Tweed, Blair Douglas & Ian Lowthian, she performs as a solo artist and with a wide range of musicians appearing regularly at Festivals, functions, Ceilidhs and Weddings.


Ewan has been working in the music industry for over 20 years, as a multi-instrumentalist he is a recognised figure on the vibrant Scottish music scene. A graduate of Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts Ewan was nominated for Instrumentalist of the Year at the 2014 MG Alba Trad Music Awards, he is also a member of Shooglenifty, Salt House and his last solo album titled Fetch! picked up a Songlines Top of the World recognition.

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