The Bodmin Celtic Pipe Band formed in 1974 by Pipe Major Bill McColl with Eric Watts on bass drum leading the drum core. Their repertoire mixed popular Scottish pipe band marches, strathspeys reels and jigs with traditional Cornish tunes arranged for the bagpipes by Bill McColl.
Truro School of SambaI explores the way in which Brazilian and South American rhythms such as Samba, Rumba and Bossa Nova can be used with Cornish and other Celtic musical styles as a percussion accompaniment.
The Bagas ‘brand’ has been around since around 2003/4 when Samba Kernow joined forces with musicians Delia & Dave Brotherton, Merv Davey and Duncan Gee to perform a Samba Celtica evening in St Ives Guildhall as part of St Ives September Festival.
Dalla – Acoustic music band specialising in traditional Cornish Celtic music. Active from 1999 to 2017. Neil Davey Some context and ‘pre-history’. Dalla was formed by Neil Davey and Hilary Coleman towards the end of 1999. Prior to this though, both Hilary and Neil and their families had already been