Heading out with KUSCHTY RYE..

Kuschty Rye
http://www.kuschtyrye.net/

All go at BT HQ this week gearing up for the first gigs with the fabulous KUSCHTY RYE chaps. You can catch them this week in and around Halifax (and Barnoldswick!) with more in the pipeline somewhat further afield, so catch them local while you can!

KUSCHTY RYE is DES HORSFALL….. with an array of wonderful guest musicians. This line-up features the solid backline grooves of Hugh Bradley on Bass and Dylan Pepper on drums, the mighty Chris Preston on Guitars, Jason Offen on Keys, and Becky will be adding fiddle, mandolin and a sprinkling of low whistle and concertina.

Keep up to date with the live dates and other random snippets of info at the facebook page https://www.facebook.com/pg/deshorsfallskuschtyrye/about/?ref=page_internal or http://www.kuschtyrye.net/

The creation of the band KUSCHTY RYE and albums ‘The Good Gentleman’s Tonic’ and ‘The Bastard’s Tin’ were directly inspired by the work of British musician & songwriter Ronnie Lane; specifically from his ‘Slim Chance’ period after he split with The Faces.

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: Low Whistle
Paul Cowham: Guitar

Both tracks were recorded live in Rochdale on 26th April, 2002 supporting Shooglenifty presented by Acoustic Roots.

Studio versions of both tracks are featured on the debut album available to buy at our online shop here