(CD) - Alex Francis MacKay's sound, rich in Gaelic accent, is an expression of another time. It is truly unique in the world of fiddle music.
He began playing the fiddle at an early age and because the MacKay family home was a regular stopping point for musicians he met and learnt from many of Cape Breton's finest players. Of the visiting musicians, those who made the most lasting impressions on Alex Francis were fiddler-composers Dan R. MacDonald (Alex's first cousin), Dan Hughie MacEachern and Gordon MacQuarrie
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