March, Strathspey, & Surreal ()

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March, Strathspey, & Surreal - Simon Thoumire Three
Track Listing
  1. John's Got School Tomorrow/The North Sea Chinaman/The Bus ...
  2. Overcast
  3. Bridge of Don
  4. Mrs. Meddle's March Strathspey, and Surreal
  5. Montropolis/Jig for Nina/The Green Pastures
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  1. John's Got School Tomorrow/The North Sea Chinaman/The Bus ...
  2. Overcast
  3. Bridge of Don
  4. Mrs. Meddle's March Strathspey, and Surreal
  5. Montropolis/Jig for Nina/The Green Pastures
  6. Eddy Kelly's
  7. Jim's Jig/The Snuff Wife/Eileen MacDonald
  8. Spare Parts
  9. Gloom-Go-Round/Merry-Go-Round
  10. Miss Laura Thoumire
  11. Bob McQuillan's Reel/Major Mole
  12. Martin Wynne's No. 1/John McCusker's/Woof Vicky Woof
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The Simon Thoumire Three take a rather unique approach to modern Celtic music. The trio consists of Thoumire, a virtuoso concertina player, guitarist Kevin MacKenzie, and string bass player Simon Thorpe, and this unconventional instrumentation leads the group in all kinds of interesting directions, from '30s-vintage hot jazz to sinewy chromatic experimentation. They don't experiment much with texture or production -- apart from the occasional distorted guitar, the band's sound remains spare and unadorned throughout most of ...

March, Strathspey, & Surreal 2007, Green Linnet

UPC: 048248117128

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