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Cape Breton Post, Sept. 6, 2018

Meanwhile, New Waterford's Gillian Head takes a slightly different approach with her second recording, "Tidal." While there are a number of great dance groups on the CD, she's pushed the envelope somewhat in places, including tunes from Daniel Lapp, John…

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The Living Tradition, November 2015

GILLIAN HEAD Spirit
Private Label

This young fiddler from Cape Breton Island is a former pupil of the late great Jerry Holland, and has a taste for the traditional as well as a good helping of quirky modern tunes.  

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FolkWorld.eu , July 2015

Gillian Head "Spirit" 
Own label, 2014

Starting as a stepdancer, Gillian Head took up the fiddle at the age of 9, then studying for years under the direction of the late master fiddler Jerry Holland. Eventually she has released her…
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Piping It In by Jack Baker (Irish American News, May 2015)

"Another CD that showed up in my mailbox was from Nova Scotia, containing the music of Gillian Head, www.gillian-head.com, titled "Spirit".  Aptly titled, this CD grabbed and held my attention.  Gillian plays fiddle and has a backing group that really…
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Celtic Life International, October 2014

Gillian Head
Spirit

Nova Scotia has long been a hot-bed of Celtic fiddling, with new generations of four-stringers standing atop the shoulders of their predecessors. Twenty-something Gillian Head takes a place in those ranks with her 11-track debut recording…