Pianist immersed in Scottish and Cape Breton tradition touring and recording as accompanist, soloist and teacher, with an innovative style.
AFTON WATER, by Robert Burns
Maeve Gilchrist, vocal; Neil Pearlman, piano, and band
“Afton Water,” or “Flow Gently, Sweet Afton,” is one of my favorite Burns songs. It warns the river Afton not to wake the singer's sweetheart Mary, who is sleeping by its banks. Although it is a love song of sorts, the song is more focused on ...