English String Band

www.englishstringband.co.uk

The English String Band brings together some of the best traditional English string players to produce an exciting sound to dance or listen to. With pedigrees steeped in traditional music from all over England, the members of the band are, or have been, members of some of the most respected and influential English dance bands of the last 30 years including The Old Swan Band, The New Victory Band, Our Northern Branch, Katie’s Quartet, and Grand Union. Using a combination of fiddles, cellos and double bass, The English String Band creates a full and unique sound as they play traditional English tunes from around the country. With both unison fiddle playing and harmonies to add further interest and enjoyment, the depth of their experience in playing together for many years means that they have a tight, exciting and danceable sound.

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