New Album – Rearview Mirror

Rearview Mirror (Triple Live Album) by Jim Hunter  Wishlist supported by   Digital Album Streaming + Download Pre-order of Rearview Mirror (Triple Live Album). The moment the album is released you’ll get unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus a high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. releases December 1, 2017 Pre-order Now  £15 GBP  or more Send as Gift 1. Love on the Line 2. Slow Burning Flame 3. Crazy Days 4. Waste the Paint 5. Pago Pago 6. I Will Take You Home 7. Waterfall 8. Good Bad Women &Thunderbird Wine 9. Wild River Horses 10. Broken Feather 11. As Good as it Gets 12. Don't Want You To See Me This Way 13. Love You Through And Through 14. I Can't Make You Love Me 15. Down In The Gin Shed 16. When The Geese Fly Over 17. Irish Girl 18. The Way It Is 19. 34 Miles 20. Howling At The Moon 21. Midnight Train 22. Big Man With The Beard 23. Burnt Out In The Snow about Back in 1988 I released my first album of self penned songs. Under the naive, benign and, frankly, idiotic notion that being a songwriter, all one had to do was record the songs, sit back, and await the stampede of artists desperate to record them. I was so...
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Tutor of the Year

Tutor of the Year

Jim graciously picked up the prestigious award for music tutor of the year at the 2016 Scots Trad Music Awards. well done! MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2016: jim hunter Congratulations to jim hunter who have been nominated in Music Tutor of the Year sponsored by Creative Scotland Youth Music Initiative in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2016. Vote now! We asked jim hunter of jim hunter the following questions. Tell us about yourself I have been playing music since I was a child, and as an adult I have released 11 albums, and toured around many countries both solo and with my band. I first got the chance to teach at the Feisan with Feis Barra and then Feis Rois back in 1990, and since then I've taught at over 120 different feisan, as well as numerous workshops and projects with teenagers around Scotland. I currently teach 130 pupils each week in 8 schools around Ardnamurchan area. Why are you involved in Scottish music? I...
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JIMFEST 2016

JIMFEST 2016

JimFest Blurb ECDraft03 (link to pdf) JimFest 2016 Two Exclusive Concerts in Glenuig Hall   Friday 15th July JIM MICHIE with friends Saturday 16th July JIM HUNTER and the CRACK O' NOON CLUB To celebrate their 40 years of making music together Glenuig Hall is proud to host a weekend of music with Jim Hunter and Jim Michie, accompanied and supported by a host of friends and collaborators. Jim Hunter: Songwriter, guitarist, performer, tutor, mentor to many and leading light of the Crack o’ Noon Club and The Gin Shed, Jim Hunter has been at the heart of the west coast and Scottish music scenes for many years. From the early days of all night sessions in Glenuig and Lochailort and his first album Burnt Out In The Snow (1988), through a further nine albums and extensive touring at home and abroad, Jim has developed an enthusiastic fanbase and reputation for great music and good craic. Featuring wonderful self-penned songs, from the lovelorn Waste The Paint, the historical When The Geese Fly...
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Jim’s Biog

Jim’s Biog

I was born in Edinburgh Scotland New Years Day 1956. My first musical excursion started at the age of seven when I started at The College of Piping, learning the bagpipes. I took to this with a passion for five years and played the role of the boy Macrimmon with the silver chanter on the television for the BBC. At the age of twelve a mixture of hormones and Fender Stratocasters lured me to the guitar. With an increasingly expanding taste in music, the Bert Weedon Play In A Day manual was soon left behind and the delights of the late sixties / early seventies music scene beckoned. Bands like Little Feat, The Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd were being played everywhere; it was the era of the guitar hero and the old black bluesmen were finding a young, predominately white audience, increasingly curious to trace the roots of where the music came from. Playing along to records was the...
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