Artist Profiles: Hamish Napier

Hamish Napier

From Strathspey, multi-instrumentalist Hamish Napier comes from a family steeped in traditional music. He received excellent tuition in many instruments at the renowned music department at Grantown Grammar School and his local Gaelic Arts Festival, Feis Spe.

As part of award-winning band, Back of the Moon, he performed in many prestigious venues and festivals and toured in the US, Canada, France, Italy and Switzerland.

Napier produced Gràs (Grace) , the album by acclaimed Scottish vocalist Mairi MacInnes.

Discography:

The River ( Strathspey Records , 2016)
The Railway (2018)

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 Televisión Española (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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