Kevin Henderson & Mathias Perez in Otley
Kevin Henderson & Mathias Perez
Otley Courthouse, Otley
Saturday 20th October 2018, £12.50
Mathias Perez is a Swedish folk guitarist who has been playing all over the world over the last 10 years, with a number of international musicians such as Nano Stern, Sigrid Moldestad, Harald Haugard and Helene Blum Band. But it is with Kevin Henderson that he comes to Otley. Regarded as one of Shetlands finest fiddle players Kevin began playing the fiddle at the age of 9 taking private lessons with highly renowned Shetland fiddler Trevor Hunter and at the age of 10 studied under the late great Willie Hunter, arguably Shetlands finest ever fiddler. He is a founding member of award winning Shetland powerhouse, Fiddlers’ Bid, formed in 1991, has been a member of folk music legends, Boys of the Lough, since 2001, a member of Scottish super group Session A9 since 2004 and co-founded the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc in 2009. Together they play a range of music, fusing Scottish and Swedish folk tunes for an evening of truly exceptional music, from a highly talented international duo.
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