Jamie Laval – Ceilidh in Killiecrankie” (tune names: Athol & Breadalbane Gathering/Lady Louden/King George IV/Cup of Tea (Scottish version)/The Fourth Floor). Performed at the Rialto Center for the Arts as a feature in the Atlanta Celtic Christmas show 12/21/2013.

Nationally acclaimed performer, composer, arranger, and educator, Jamie Laval is hailed as “One of North America’s finest practitioners of traditional Scottish music” (San Jose Mercury News).  Laval’s unique approach to traditional Celtic music blends the simplicity of an ancient art form with stunning virtuosity and contemporary flair that resonates with families, youth, seniors, and devotees of ethnic, jazz, and classical music.

Currently making his home in Tryon, North Carolina (near Asheville), Laval grew up in the Pacific Northwest where he received his musical training at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.

Martin Hayes