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Linda Mcrae flying jenny

only 1 used cd available in excellent condition

This is Linda McRae. Twenty years of making music in public. Ten long, crazy and wonderful years on the road as the bass and accordion-playing member of Canada's original Celtic rockers, Spirit of the West. Three gold albums, two of them now platinum. Festivals from Denmark to Glastonbury, tours from Germany to the back and of the North West Territories, gigs with Blues Traveler, Ziggy Marley, Mathew Sweet and the most successful band in Canada's pop music history, The Tragically Hip.

Lisa Atkinson & George Kincheloe
Simple As That

recorded at Raincoast Studio in Nanaimo this cd is a mix of romance and politics; strong songwriting, beautiful harmonies with cutting edge acoustic instrumental performances.

It took a couple of gorgeous summers in British Columbia, some marvelous musicians, a small hidden jewel of a studio; and we think you'll enjoy every minute of it.
Simple As That features 14 original songs performed by Lisa and George on guitar, piano, dulcimer and harmonica, backed by an incredible band of studio virtuosos.
Eric Wyatt Walsh: acoustic & electric guitars
Marty Atkinson: guitars, dobro, mandolin, guitarron and harmonies
(Check out Marty Atkinson's CD's on cd baby.)
Jonnie Atkinson: violin
Jerry Pacquette: (legendary Vancouver Island performer/producer): harmonica
These songs reflect a decade of live performances. Some are songs most requested by audiences through the years, some are simply close to our hearts.
Before they met, Lisa and George both traveled the country as solo singer/songwriters. George also toured with his original rock bands (Evening Stage, Hooligan and Boardinghouse Reach). George's solo 1993 CD release Painted Dragon (graced by Lisa's harmonies) received critical acclaim and radio airplay in California, the Northwest and East coasts.
Lisa is also nationally known as a children's/family singer and songwriter. She has four award winning recordings on the independent label A Gentle Wind (www.gentlewind.com) and performs regularly in schools, libraries and festivals. You can also hear her radio program, "Don't Panic It's Just Us Folks" on KKUP FM, 91.5 (Cupertino, CA), totally listener supported radio on Tuesday's from 10am to 1pm. "Don't Panic" has been on the airwaves for 11 years and features national and local singer/songwriters, peace activists and political commentary.
Together, they have shared the stage with Pete Seeger, John Stewart, Leon Rosselson, Tom Rush, Alex DeGrassi and many others

"Simple As That" has clarity and freshness that goes deep to the heart. This folk music journey has all the best elements of the genre. These songs have a lasting impact.
Mike Meyer
Music Director
KRVM, Eugene OR

Lisa Atkinson The Elephant In Aisle Four

Winner of 4 Awards
The Elephant In Aisle Four

Parent's Guide To Children's Media Award
Children's Web Award
Selected as Outstanding by The Parent Council
Film Advisory Board Award Of Excellence

Light hearted, playful songs about animals interwoven with themes of family and community. Song titles include: Puppy Kisses, Turn Off The TV, Katie The Kangaroo,  Something To Sing About, Wonderful Wiggly Worms, Butterfly and more.

Lori Pappajohn
Celtic Harp for Christmas

This album remains a top seller for its distribution companies Canada-wide. Regularly heard in December on CBC Radio, the CD features harp, flutes, cello and bells playing a hauntingly beautiful collection of well-known and medieval carols.

Inspired by the peace and joy of the Christmas season, the tinsel and stark commercialism are stripped away and what is left is a celebration of birth — a celebration of light. Throughout time immemorial, people of numerous cultures and backgrounds have gathered together in the darkest time of year to stave off the darkness and welcome the light. When thinking of Christmas, I often recall our North American tradition with its snow-covered fields and forests and the sounds of church bells ringing out over the frozen land. Above the twilight-blue snow, high in the evening sky, stars glisten like ice. Inside candlelit churches, choirs rejoice. May this music reflect the reverence, peace and mystery of this season.

Louise Eldridge
Mosaic

Mosaic - original compositions with piano, cello, flute and violin

In the Mosaic, Louise shares her complex and soulful compositions - music that was inspired by many moving experiences over the last few years. Louise has not only composed the music for Mosaic but has written the instrumentation as well.

“I hope you may choose this album to be among your favorite CD’s; to listen to while spending some quiet time with yourself or loved ones; in front of a fire, reading a book, sailing on calm seas or in your special warm retreat. Find your favorite place, close your eyes, relax and absorb the strong emotions that are woven into my reflective compilation”. Louise Eldridge

Musicians: S. Stoikva, violin – Ms. Stoikva has performed for numerous symphonies throughout Europe. Her exquisite weaving of melody and harmony enhance the quiet passages of this album. Paula Kiffner, cello - Her supple motions of the bow denote her artistic ability. This Salt Spring, B.C. resident has been a member of many symphonies, including Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. She is currently the head cellist for the Victoria Conservatory. Paula’s cello may be found on Celine Dion’s latest Christmas album. Alan Cottell, flute - Alan has given this album a unique sound, creating a style reminiscent of light jazz accompaniment. Alan is a resident of Victoria and is a teacher of music, voice and film.

Produced by TC Eldridge Productions

Melanie Hebert
moments to arise

Melanie Jane Hebert visits and performs on Vancouver Island annually. 2 of her songs " Tofino " and " Georgia Street Bus " were inspired by the beauty of the island and its people. Track 7 " Stumble " is dedicated to Ric Lafontaine. 

Norbury & Finch Tease For Two

This charismatic and quirky duo, offer a unique performing style with their evocative and adventurous songs.

Norbury & Finch swing easily through an astonishingly wide range of styles and encompass numbers in a folk tradition bordering on medieval madrigal, a capella, blues, jazz and rock, all delivered in an easy and unselfconscious manner.
The obvious rapport between Judy and Joanna is a reflection of their mutual admiration and affection for each other. One seems to inspire the other to take risks in their music as well as their personal lives. Finch accompanies Norbury's guitar and dulcimer on a variety of instruments - including the almost famous invisible nose-cornet - and Norbury has mastered the art of 'playing her face' to excellent effect. They create a relaxed atmosphere and easy rapport with their audiences, making even the biggest venue seem intimate and friendly.

Born in India and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Judy spent much of early adult life participating in the west-coast music scene. She has played at concerts and folk festivals throughout British Columbia, Canada, primarily on Vancouver Island where she has made her home for the past 25 years. With two albums, and a vast repertoire of original songs ranging from bluegrass to folk-rock, Judy is an established and respected artist throughout Vancouver Island.

Judy Norbury is a blithe spirit that knows no limitations. Through her songs she extols the abundance of love, laughter and whimsy that has propelled her along her journey of life. Judy plays guitar and Appalachian mountain dulcimer and sings, with a voice that is both rich and sweet, songs with humour, melancholy and courage. The lyrics in her songs document her personal experiences in a way that is both powerful and intimate.

Raised in Victoria, BC, Canada, Joanna Finch spent most of her life living in various B.C. coastal villages until she moved to the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island in 1990. A humorist by nature, Joanna enjoys playing with words and vocal mimicry to add a dramatic flair to her compositions. Trained in classical voice at the Victory Conservatory as a child, and in jazz as an adult, Joanna's broad range of styles is reflected in her music.

Inspired by Judy's provocative songs, Joanna first started performing seven years ago as an accompanist to Judy, adding harmony and rhythm with flute, viola, penny whistle, hand drum, and singing some of her own folk compositions. As the duo developed, Joanna's jazz background contributed to the duo's eclectic and unusual style. Her knack for creating harmony and interesting arrangements, coupled with the duo's blending of voices, make them renowned for their a capella songs. With a voice that moves from sultry blues and soothing Celtic, to the nasal whine of her own special nose cornet, Joanna's vocal gymnastics are an intriguing compliment to Judy's sure, clear voice.