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Tim Edey
Influences: West European , Latin American
Genres: celtic, fusion, roots
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Tim Edey Collective on tour in UK April 2014 Fresh from touring the USA as a special guest of Paddy Moloney and The Chieftains the legendary 6 grammy winning Irish group Tim will lead his band featuring regular guitar meastro Peter Gazey, Scottish singing sensation Isobel Crowe and Kent born Bodhran and percusion virtuoso Lucy Randall. The album Tim recorded  "Sailing over the 7th string" produced by Manic street preachers, Dodgy, The View producer/engineer Robin Wynn Evans, is the theme for the tour but the band will perform new songs from Isobel and also some surprise new guitar pieces from the gypsy jazz world. Each night will bring you stellar entertainment and also virtuoso music and inspired songs covering the folk/roots and acoustic-fusion styles. Tim has been described by longtime BBC Radio and Tv presenter Mike Harding as "One of the greatest melodeon players in the world" and "Stunning" by singing star Aled Jones. Here are the dates and please see Tim's own website for all other details; 2nd The Green note, Camden Lo ndon 4th Cambridge folk club 5th Folk in the barn, Canterbury 6th TIM EDEY at Trinity, Bristol 9th Jurassic folk@The Dolphin Hotel, Fore Street, Beer, EX12 3EQ. Tickets and info please visit 11th Folk on the coast, Bognor Regis 12th Gosport easter festival  13th Horsham folk club 15th Dartford folk club, Kent 17th The Brook theatre, Chatham, Kent   SEE YOU ON THE ROAD WE HOPE THE GNATBITE RECORDS TEAM more
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About: Tim Edey
Tim Edey (BBC Radio Two's Musician of the year 2012 (BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS) multi-instrumentalist and singer, has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names

in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Natalie MacMaster, Altan, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, Dougie Maclean, The Barra

MacNeills, JP Cormier, Shaun Davey, Session A9, Lunasa, Vinnie Kilduff , Mary Black, Session A9, Julie Fowlis, Frankie Gavin to name but a few...

Tim now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world's finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today!

Originally from Broadstairs in Kent and of Irish descent. Tim honed his style learning from his father Richard a fine guitarist and listening to Ed Boyd, Steve Cooney and Django Reinhardt. He has lived in Ireland and now resides in Perthshire, Scotland where he is based with his family and tours all over the world regularly from.

Tim's live solo shows are a stunning mix of world music inspired instrumental virtuosity and passion with a strong Celtic theme, to audience - chorus lines and above all a highly entertaining night of musical genius.

"One of the world's greatest melodeon players" MIKE HARDING BBC RADIO


"I would say Tim sit's comfortably between Steve Cooney and Donal Lunny, yes he's that good" PETE FYFE WWW.FOLKING.COM

Tim's most recent tours and gigs have taken him over the Atlantic from Scotland to Canada & the U.S! Appearing Solo at Celtic Colours festival in Cape Breton, previously with Brendan Power and his own Tim Edey Collective.

He has freshly stepped off the tour bus from Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy’s show “Masters of the Fiddle!”