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Mixter Maxter 5 (February 2015)

I had been wanting to do a workshop in East Lothian for a while, because I know there is a keen group of musicians meeting and playing there. I finally made it, and it was worth it, as many of them came, as well as more from Edinburgh and some from even further afield.

Mixter Maxter 5

The theme for the workshop was "The Covenanters", because the National Covenant was signed on the 28th February 1638. It was good to have a lot of newcomers from East Lothian, and they made us very welcome.

Mixter Maxter 9 will be in the Autumn of 2016 at a venue to be confirmed. Want it to be near you? All that is required is a good hall and someone local for liaison. If you would like Mixter Maxter to come to your area, get in touch, and we can talk about it.


MM5 Participants:

  • Vic Williams (harmonica)
  • Kate Morss (whistle)
  • Kath Cowern (recorder)
  • Cathy Davidson (fiddle)
  • George Davidson (guitar)
  • Fiona Jones (fiddle)
  • Martin Jones (guitar)
  • Mairi Robertson (harp)
  • Jan Russell (banjo)
  • Harvey Sheppard (cello)
  • Iain Murray (mandolin)
  • Pertti Palo (whistle)
  • Alison Shannon (whistle)
  • Derek Shannon (mand.)
  • Nicola McNeill (concertina)
  • Ian McNeill (recorder)
  • Stuart McCorkindale (mand)
  • Iris Howitt (whistles)
  • Liz Ogilvie (whistle)
  • Alan Gay (mandolin)
  • Eoin McIntyre (melodeon)
  • Valerie McCutcheon (fid)
  • Davy Strachan (guitar)
  • Fiona Crombie (fiddle)
  • Colin Murray (mandolin)
  • Heather Harbison (cello)
  • Mary-Anne Robinson (whistle)
  • Gareth Wells (oct mand)
  • Margaret Potter (fiddle)
  • Duncan Sutherland (guitar)
  • Jack Millar (mandolin)
  • David Stephenson (oct. mand.)


MM5 Music:

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Standard Notation Mandolin Tablature


MM5 Soundfiles:


MM5 Photos (Thanks to Jan Russell and Valerie McCutcheon)
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Location: Longniddry, East Lothian
Date: 28th February 2015
 
 
Mixter Maxter 4 Group Photo

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