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Jenna Reid

b. Shetland, Scotland. Reid was perhaps one of the most achieved youthful fiddlers to emerge in the Gaelic folk revival from the past due 90s and early 00s. Elevated in the northerly Shetland Islands, she started playing at age nine and by her early teenagers was showing up live with her sister Bethany in the Shetland music group Filska. Reid also produced her saving debut with Filska during this time period and was a normal winner on the Shetlands Youthful Fiddler Of THE ENTIRE YEAR Competition. She continuing to utilize Filska while furthering her musical education on the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dilemma in Glasgow, learning both fiddle and traditional piano and understanding how to sing. In 2000 she became a member of the (after that) all-female Gaelic folk music group Dòchas and continuing to tour and record with them through the entire early area of the 10 years. During this time period she also caused Filska as well as the Scottish rings Deaf Shepherd and Fiddlers’ Bet. Her 2005 single debut, With Metallic & All, presented fascinating interpretations of traditional materials alongside two amazing original songs (‘The 50th Fling’ and ‘Summer season Isle March’). The music artists accompanying her within the album had been Harris Playfair (piano), Kevin MacKenzie (acoustic guitar), Duncan Lyall (dual bass) and Paul Jennings (percussion).

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