Tag Archives: Si Hayden

JOE O’DONNELL – Gael’s Vision: 40th Anniversary Edition

October 30, 2020

Polydor 1977 / P&Q Celtic Arts 2020 Journeying through time, majestic observation of pseudo-traditional lore gets a new lease of life, expands its span and peels patina off long-forgotten Rory Gallagher’s parts. Issued at the time when folk rock was … Continue reading

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June 11, 2018

Silvery 2017 Neither noodling nor noise: invigorating kitchen sink adventures of a coffee-fueled rhythm section. When musicians decide to improvise together without concurring on a theme or lapsing into a jam, results more often than not are cacophony if not … Continue reading

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SI HAYDEN – Live At The Guildhall

March 3, 2018

Silvery 2017 Six-string elegy by request of the newly elected Lord Mayor of Coventry as performed by local master of acoustic reverie. This performance was the finale of Tony Skipper’s inauguration at Saint Mary’s Guildhall, what with Coventry’s current chief … Continue reading

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SI HAYDEN – Vivaldi: The Four Seasons

August 30, 2014

Silvery 2014 Coventry virtuoso challenges the world – and himself – to reading one of the most celebrated classical opuses with six strings only. For Si Hayden one acoustic guitar is a key to virtuosity, as he proved so many … Continue reading

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January 19, 2014

Silvery 2013 Veteran violinist zooms in his rootsy, yet prophetic, vision on the timeless beauty. Never since the halcyon days of HORSLIPS have Irish musicians brew such a heady mix of genres that amounts to an alchemical marriage of rock … Continue reading

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