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

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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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…Read more

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,, titled "Spirit".  Aptly titled, this CD grabbed and held my attention.  Gillian plays fiddle and has a backing group that really…Read more

Celtic Life International, October 2014

Gillian Head

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…

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