Artist Profiles: Andrea Beaton

Andrea Beaton

Andrea Beaton is an energetic fiddler and piano player from Cape Breton Island who comes from a family of talented musicians that includes Kinnon and Betty Beaton, Donald Angus Beaton, Elizabeth Beaton, Buddy MacMaster and Natalie MacMaster.

She has been playing the fiddle and composing tunes since she was about thirteen years old and has taught violin and step-dance for several years.

Discography:

Cuts (2004)
License to Drive’er (2002)
The Tap Session(2006)
Branches(2009)
Little Black Book (2012)
With Betty and Dave (2016)

website: www.andreabeaton.com

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for TelevisiĆ³n EspaƱola (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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