Amy Henderson, Russell Murray and Ewan MacPherson are all professional musicians with years of experience and training behind them. Including Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, National Centre of Excellence in Traditional Music (Plockton), Newcastle University and Feis Rois 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 https://www.cairngormmusic.com
Amy Henderson & Dagger Gordon
Amy Henderson is one of the finest young traditional musicians in Scotland’s folk scene. An accordionist and singer, Amy is a graduate of the BA Folk & Traditional Music degree at the University of Newcastle. She returned to her roots and is currently based in the Highlands of Scotland. In 2017 she realised her debut album ‘Soul for a Compass’ which includes many of her own compositions. In addition to performing, Amy is in demand as both an accordion tutor and a workshop leader in community music setting. When Amy is not performing and working on the music scene, she is busy on her Croft in Inverness-shire.
Dagger Gordon is best known as one of Scotland’s leading mandolin players. His CD ‘Highland Mandolin’ released in 1988, was the first ever mandolin album of Scottish music. He has played in many Highland based bands and released a number of CDs and a Scottish mandolin tutor book. Nowadays he enjoys working with young people, passing on his skills on mandolin, guitar and other fretted instruments to the next generation. He is a full time farmer, raising sheep and cattle on his farm near Invergordon.
When performing together, Amy and Dagger’s individual styles blend and compliment each other’s playing. Their natural rapport with each other gives a warm atmosphere, and an enjoyable experience.