ROOTS ALIVE! in Garforth!

Delighted to be a part of the ROOTS ALIVE concert on Saturday the 23rd March 2019. An afternoon performance of music with the Arts Live Folk Band following a series of workshops in March 2019 with the Irish Arts Foundation. Also featuring the Leeds Fiddle Folk Group!

Baby Rosey’s Slip Jig

Baby Rosey’s Slip Jig

Baby Rosey’s Slip Jig, Becky Taylor, all rights reserved, © 1999

This tune was written in 1999 shortly after the birth of my daughter, Rosey.  She used to call them ‘diddly diddly’ or ‘mummy tunes’.The harmony written here is not a ‘duet’ harmony, but is a representation of the arrangement as it appears along with full backing on the CD ‘Becky Taylor’. The second part of the tune is a variation on the harmony from the first part, with the addition of a counter harmony just to confuse things!

Debut CD ‘Becky Taylor’ Free MP3 Audio Track & Sampler

Available to buy here from our online shop

“… an absolute delight.”
“… wonderful piping …”
(Mike Harding, BBC Radio 2 – February 2003)
“… a debut album high on technical merit and charm …”
(Colin Randall, Daily Telegraph – June 2003)
“… an album packed full of cracking tunes played with real panache …”
“… music to lift your spirits …”
(Paul Saunders, BBC Radio 2 – Folk & Acoustic – June 2003)
“… a real trad treat …”
(Sean Láffey, Irish Music Magazine – July 2003)
“A storming album …”
(Nick Beale, fROOTS Magazine – June 2003)
“… a joy to listen to …”
(Colin Ross, Chairman of the Northumbrian Pipers Society – July 2003)
“… an astonishing solo debut album …”
(Aidan Crossey, Pay The Reckoning – April 2003)
“Loads of great music both traditional and her own composition …”
(Mike Harding BBC Radio 2)

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Jiggity Jigs – Live in Rochdale! 2002

D’ jigs (Trad. arr. Taylor/Cowham)

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Becky Taylor: Uilleann Pipes
Paul Cowham: Guitar

Recorded live in Rochdale on 26th April, 2002 supporting Shooglenifty presented by Acoustic Roots.

A studio version of this track is featured on the debut album available to buy at our online shop here

Аквариум I Борис Гребенщиков I БГ — Архангельск (2011)

Arkhangelsk

Full album downloadable from Kroogi

Все песни – БГ, кроме “Пролет аэростатов над полем клевера” – Игорь Тимофеев 

Борис Гребенщиков 
Борис Рубекин 
Игорь Тимофеев 
Олег Шар 
Андрей Суротдинов 

Александр Титов 
Brian Finnegan 
Liam Bradley 

Additional musicians: 
Phil Cunningham – accordion (9) 
Sean Og Graham – button accordion (4) 
Mikey Rowe – Hammond, mellotron, space keyboard, piano (6) 
Karen Street – accordion (9) 
Meabh O’Hare – fiddle (2) 
Becky Taylor – Northumbrian pipes (2) 
Сергей Стародубцев – мандолина (4) 
Brona Graham – banjo 
Neill McColl – banjo 
Eoghan O’Brien – harp 
Sandy Lawson – didjeridoo 
Barry Kerr – Uillean pipes 
Tiarnan O’Duinnchinn – pipes 
The Kickhorns (5, 7) 
Kenneth Schaffer – Morse code 

Sound recordist – Jerry Boys 
Запись музыкальных звуков – Борис Рубекин 
Мастеринг – А. Субботин 

(с) БГ 2011 

Дизайн – БГ/Владимир Забавский 
Фото – Павел Антонов и БГ

Аквариум I Борис Гребенщиков I БГ — White Horse — 2008

Album available to buy, listen and download at Kroogi

BG – guitar, vocals
Boris Rubekin – keyboards
Sasha Tivov – bass guitar
Igor Timofeev – guitar, flutes, saxophones and clarinet
Andrei Surotdinov – violins, viola
Alik Potapkin – drums
Oleg Shar – hand drums, darbuka, shakers, guiro

Djivan Gasparyan – duduk (3). Brian Finnegan – flutes (3, 5, 7, 12). Becky Taylor – uillean pipes (7, 12). Maria Pomyanowska – padudla (4). Alok Verma – tabla (2, 3, 7, 12). Manu Delago – hang drum (7). Alejandro Martinez – conga, shaker (10). John Joe Kelly – bodhran (12). Ric Sanders – fiddle (1, 2, 3, 11). Chris Leslie – mandolin (1, 5, 11). Clare Salaman – nyckelharpa, hurdy gurdy (1, 2, 11). Shamita Achenbach-Konig – cello (2, 6, 8, 10, 12). Pip Eastop – french horn, flugelhorn (9, 11). Erin Nolan – viola (6, 8, 10, 12). Nilasha Broughton – violin (6, 8, 10, 12). Dundubhi Dikel – violin (6, 8, 10, 12). Eddie Hession – accordion (10)

Contrabass – Aleksei Ivanov (2, 3, 4, 6). Cello – Nikolai Matveev (2, 3, 4, 6 ,9). Accordion – Evelina Petrova (2). Trombone – Evgenii Vasiliev and Boris Ivanov (2, 11). Tuba – Yanis Rushko (2, 11). Trumpet – Aleksei Popov(9)

Denis Rosov’s vocal quintet (9, 11): Denis Rosov – tenor, Alexandr Smirnov – profundo, Nikolai Agafonnikov – bariton, Alexandra Zhasminova – soprano, Maria Znakhur – alto.

Recorded in St.Petersburg and London (May – November, 2008): B. Rubekin – A. Dokshin (Studio 601, St. Petersburg), Jerry Boys (Livingston Studios, London). Mixed by Jerry Boys at The Livingston Studios.

All songs by BG
Drawings by Sri Chinmoi
Cover photo by Baldur Tryggvason

© 2008 BG