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Scottish, Irish, and Original Harp Music

New Album ‘The Lucky Smile’

Rachel’s new album ‘The Lucky Smile’ is now available to buy online from her website Supported by the Scottish Arts Council and produced by Angus Lyon, the album features Rachel’s trio of harp, guitar (Paul Tracey) and double bass (Andy Sharkey) along with guest appearances including Gaelic singer Joy Dunlop, jazz violinst Graham McGeoch, drummer Scott Mackay and percussionist Paul Jennings.

An eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary material (much written by herself), tinged with influences ranging from jazz and funk to classical and bluegrass and her Scots-Irish heritage, ‘The Lucky Smile’ is the follow up to Rachel’’s highly acclaimed solo album ‘Hubcaps and Potholes’.

With an official release date of the 23rd of March from then on you will be able to buy it from shops, online retailers such as amazon, and digitally through iTunes. But if you want to get your hands on it earlier than this, you can do so by buying directly from Rachel via her website.

Album Launch

Rachel is pleased announce that she will be launching her album as part of the ‘Scottish Harp and Cello Festival 2009’. Taking place at 4.30pm on Sunday the 1st March, at the Piping College, Otago Street ,Glasgow, Rachel and her trio will be performing a 25-minute set of material from ‘The Lucky Smile’. So come along, meet them and enjoy some wine, juice and nibbles afterwards. Be sure to come early to ensure entry…which is free!

The Scottish Harp and Cello Festival takes place on Saturday the 28th Feb and Sunday the 1st March and has some fantastic tutors and concerts.
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Coming soon…

A new website and festivals including Cwlwm Celtaidd “The Celtic Festival of Wales”.


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