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Jackie Dunn

The musical traditions of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia are reflected in the playing of Jackie Dunn. Similarly proficient on fiddle and piano, Dunn spent some time working with a lot of Nova Scotia’s best traditional musicians. She’s performed piano on recordings by Brenda Stubbert, Glenn Graham, and Pal MacMaster, while her fiddling was highlighted for the multi-artist compilations, Live on the Creamery and Cape Breton Fiddlers’ Association 25th Wedding anniversary. Appearing being a visitor step-dancer on Wendy MacIsaac’s 1998 record, That’s EVERYTHING YOU Get, she performed both piano and fiddle on MacIsaac’s 2003 discharge, Timeline. An separately released solo record, Dunn to a “T”, released in 1995, continuing to limelight her diverse abilities. Hailing through the northeast Nova Scotia seaside city of Antigonish, Dunn represents the conference of two musical households. On her behalf mother’s aspect, she’s descended through the MacEachern family members, a clan which include such music artists as Dan Hughie MacEachern, Howie MacDonald, and Theresa and Donald MacLellan, on her behalf mother’s aspect, while, her father’s family members, the Dunn family members has created such music artists as Dave MacIsaac, Archie Neil and Angus, Cameron and Maybelle Chisholm. Dunn received a Bachelors level in music from St. Francis Xavier College or university, in 1991, after completing her underground thesis, The Blasna Gaidh Lig Atmosphere A H-uile Fidhleir/The Audio Of Gaelic IS WITHIN The Fiddler’s Music.

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