Performing as a part of a glittering event at the award winning 5 star Balmoral Hotel
A mini festival of country, blues, americana over 2 days.
One of Scotland’s most acclaimed singers and songwriters, Lorna Reid and guitarist/Weissenborn player Neil Warden collaborate to bring a dynamic show of original music with Americana, Jazz and Blues influences. The band features harmonica session ace Fraser Speirs, Andy Mitchell on bass and Pat McCann on percussion.
“She manages to bridge the gulf between jazz and country with some panache” Jim Gilchrist - The Scotsman
“The Weissenborn lap steel guitar creates a very special atmosphere and Neil plays it extremely well.. very, very nice indeed” Cerys Matthews (BBC Radio 2)
Lorna Reid and her band of virtuoso Scottish musicians perform a programme of elegant jazz standards and self-penned originals crossing jazz, blues, soul and Americana. Campbell Normand (piano) Andy Mitchell (bass) Konrad Wisniewki (sax), Tom Gordon (drums) Neil Warden (guitar and Weissenborn). “Fabulous repertoire from easy listening to hot vintage swing. Lorna Reid also pens a knowing lyric” (The Jazz House, BBC Scotland). “She manages to bridge the gulf between jazz and country with some panache” (The Scotsman)