|TWIN ARTS :: HASTINGS|
|the Celtic String Band|
|A finely tuned duo, honing in on the drive and resonance of Celtic String music. The Band dig deeply into the forms from the celtic traditions of Ireland, Scotland, Shetland, Bretagne, Nova Scotia, New England, and Galicia. This is a chance to hear some music that CSB share and enjoy :: reels, jigs, hornpipes, O'Carolan Planxty's, slow airs, mazurkas, polkas, strathspeys, waltzes and many others.|
|Contact :: Chris Hamblin & The Celtic String Band or Twin Arts Band firstname.lastname@example.org|
FOR 2012 :: Celtic
instrumental music with a "swing" : Reels,
Sunday 5th August "Celtic String Band" at :: Garden Full of Family Delights 2 - 6pm,
St Leonards Gardens, Maze Hill, St Leonards on Sea (behind the Royal Victoria Hotel, (free entry, good range of stalls, exotic foods, jugglers, Lindy Hoppers & local singers)
Celtic String Band or Twin Arts Barn Dance Band can play for many types of events including Barn Dances with Caller :Vivienne Hamblin. Special arrangements of "First Dances" can be made for Weddings with Country Dances
Listen to Finlays Gold/Curvy Road/Road to Trempeleau (T Rassmusen/Larry Ungar)
The Old man & Old Woman/St Savoir (reels Trad Quebec )
".....hearing the music on the video afterwards, we couldn't believe what beautiful sounds had been going on in the background !!" Sue & Brian
"You delighted our members with your intriguing music and the history of it. We all enjoyed it very much. It made the evening more special, which is just what we wanted." Jane
Underhill :: Guitar
An incisive guitarist who refined his instrumental work in its role with folk, jazz, improvisation, poetry and story telling. He played in folk music bands in London in the 70's. Joined the Dave Holt Swingtet in Hastings, then formed his own jazz band "Eddie Ferret" with bassist Roger Carey. Formed Jazz Duo with sax player Pete Burden in 80's.
Since then he has played Celtic and world music in Hastings, London and many places abroad. He played for ten years with the Stag Band, formed Celtic String band with Chris Hamblin and is currently playing Gypsy Swing music with Hot Club St Leonards.
Chris Hamblin :: Fiddle, Mandolin, Guitar
Celtic String Band was formed in 2003
Chris Hamblin is an MU Member with Public Liability Insurance and the band has a Yamaha PA with a current PAT certificate.
also see Chris, Paul & Jo :: Irish Music
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