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Claret Trio/Duo/Tim Robinson Solo Acoustic Guitar


5 stars based on 1 review
  • National (UK)

About Claret Trio/Duo/Tim Robinson Solo Acoustic Guitar

Claret two decades of experience, barn dances/ceilidhs with caller, subtle folk/roots for restaurants, folk clubs, festivals. Jazz standards, ballads for receptions.

CLARET Videos on Myspace: https://myspace.com/clarettheband/videos Roots/Celt with hints of jazz. Solo Guitarist, Trio/Duo with vocals. Diverse and different wedding receptions cocktail parties! Festivals, Concerts, Major Supports, Pub Gigs, St Patrick's and St George's theme sets, Cultural Events, Session Work, Ceilidh/Barn dances catered for plus caller, own full PA We have made several festival appearances, pub and folk club guest spots, and .... a lively, performance engaging their audience is guaranteed..... Diverse and Different! They perform over a wide genre of music with jazz undertones on folk roots material, including music for ceilidh/barndances with freelance callers “Experienced performers at all sorts of venues, of folk to roots great vocals from Sandra, with interesting, introductions and solo items on flute, bodhran/percussion, whistles and even Nepalese flute, and accompanying guitar, and Tim’s brilliant finger -style acoustic/electric guitar, and indeed a soloist in his own right, on accordion and mandolin. Claret’s repertoire, provides light, shade, and atmosphere, contrasting with rousing numbers, underpinned by solid bass playing, from Bryan with, sensitive rhythm and soloing, and accompanying vocals and a few lead songs too.” See extract off off our web page..... Claret’s Birmingham Connections.... All members of Claret are Birmingham born and bred. Performing as a duo and trio, with a bassist, (Tim Robinson in his own right as solo guitarist, and finger stye acoustic guitar tuition), long established, Sutton Coldfield’s Claret have made several festival appearances, cultural events, pub and folk club guest spots, around the British Isles, (even once in Nepal and once in France too!!), with a handful of radio appearances. Following near 20 years organising the Birmingham Guitar club (featuring up-coming artists, and the more famous Gordon Giltrap, John Renbourn, Barney Kessell, Birelli Lagren), collaborating with the then Jazz and Bell and pump Folk club hosting atits like Barbara Dickson, at the now demolished, Old Philipian’s, club once opposite Perrott’s Folly, Waterworks Rd, Edgbaston. The Folly being the inspiration for their CD Album, ‘Perrott’s Folly’ with title song of the same name written by band member Sandra Robinson, relating to its history. Their Folk/roots music club, established in Hopwas, provides a concert platform for local artistes, and professional guests too. Appearances have been over much of the Midlands, ten years of Birmingham’s Artsfest, ‘Folk afloat on Sam’s boat’, Gas St Basin, including the brilliant Fiddle and Bone venue now sadly closed, hailing a great loss to Birmingham’s live music scene. Claret made a main stage appearance too at Moseley Folk Festival in 2008. They perform a wide genre of music and songs, multi-instrumental, all their own arrangements, with jazz undertones based on folk/roots material, including music for ceilidhs and barn dances with freelance callers.... a lively performance engaging their audience is guaranteed.....Diverse and Different! Brief note history concert and short descript. Performing as a duo and trio, with a bassist, (Tim Robinson in his own right as solo guitarist), long established, Sutton Coldfield’s Claret have made several festival appearances, cultural events, pub and folk club guest spots, around the British Isles, (even once in Nepal and once in France too!!), with a handful of radio appearances. Their Folk/roots music club, established in Hopwas, provides a concert platform for local artistes, and professional guests too. They perform a wide genre of music and songs, multi-instrumental, all their own arrangements, with jazz undertones based on folk/roots material, including music for ceilidhs and barn dances with freelance callers.... a lively, performance engaging their audience is guaranteed.....Diverse and Different! More information on Facebook follow links to Myspace and Facebook .Claret perform locally, every Thursday at their Music Club, in Hopwas, off the A51 running for 20 years, Sandra was Concert Director for the The Lichfield Folk Festival, which is primarily and dance festival.. Claret’s diverse and eclectic, mix of roots/folk influenced repertoire from the British Isles to Europe on a fascinating array of instruments, always sparks a talking point from audiences. The sensitive arrangements of their music and song have an individuality, with a jazz-slant thrown in, not to be pigeon-holed! Claret are always in contact with their audiences, getting them to join in with the music, which is a must, at any event.


Audio Samples

Clarets acoustic set folk/roots

Clarets acoustic set folk/roots


Reviews

Burn's Night RAF Cosford
From the organiser of RAF Cosford Burn's Night Ceilidh, sent to us. Sandra, On behalf of the WO & Sgts Mess Burns Committee I would like to thank you, the rest of your band and the caller for entertaining us at our Burns function. Regards, EJ Hutchinson MBE
Claret Trio/Duo/Tim Robinson Solo Acoustic Guitar
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Burn's Night RAF Cosford

Awarded 5 stars by Sandra J Robinson 2 years ago

From the organiser of RAF Cosford Burn's Night Ceilidh, sent to us. Sandra, On behalf of the WO & Sgts Mess Burns Committee I would like to thank you, the rest of your band and the caller for entertaining us at our Burns function. Regards, EJ Hutchinson MBE
This review is the subjective opinion of the reviewer and not of Eventsense

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