Artist Profiles: Lori Watson

Lori Watson

Lori Watson completed doctoral studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow and St Andrews University in 2013.

She was a finalist at the Scottish Young Traditional Musician Awards and toured extensively at home and abroad. Lori has composed music for theater and has broadcast on radio and television.

Her research into the Borders traditions continues and she is a dedicated ‘tradition bearer’ of Borders fiddle playing. At the age of 12, Lori was a founding member of renowned Borders youth traditional music group, the Small Hall Band and also played with Borders ceilidh band Clarty Cloot.


Three, with Fiona Young, Innes Watson & Barry Reid (ISLE Music Scotland, 2006)
Pleasure’s Coin, with Rule of Three (ISLE Music Scotland, 2009)
Yarrow Acoustic Sessions (ISLE Music Scotland, 2018)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and 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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