French Creek presents their first CD which contains over 60 minutes of traditional French music played by the trio and special guests on authentic acoustic regional folk and other instruments. The 16 tracks contain tune selections featuring some favorites from their broad repertoire of French and American music. The beautiful melodies and infectious rhythms of the dance music presented on this recording are sure to please the listener.
The French Creek trio are:
G.F. CLOUD - guitar
PENNY CLOUD - hurdy-gurdy, concertina
DOROTHY HAWKINSON - violin, percussion
Special guest musicians are: Arrigo D'Albert (hurdy-gurdy), Debra Dawson (violin), Michael Hubbert (clarinet, soprano sax), Alan Keith (20" musette du Centre [bagpipe]), John Paul (diatonic accordion), Richard Taylor (hurdy-gurdy), Vickie Yancy (piano accordion), Doug Harmon (cello) and Chris Caswell (percussion). Produced by G.F. Cloud and Chris Caswell.
CHECK THIS OUT! - Many of these same artists can be heard on TOUR DE FRANCE 's - 'Music of the French Provinces' CD - a French traditional music album also available from CD Baby.
Musicians: Ask for a free (with CD purchase) copy of the 8 page CD Companion Tunebook (available through the French Creek web-site link).