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 knows how to highlight her artistry.  The group consists of Jason Roach on piano, David MacIsaac on guitar, Ryan J. MacNeil on whistle and Steven Wilton on drums.  A student of the late master fiddler Jerry Holland, Gillian would certainly make her teacher proud with the masterful performance she gives here.  Not just another Cape Breton fiddler, Gillian has blended other styles along with the Cape Breton sound and has crafted a sound the is uniquely her own.  I spent one whole day in the store just listening to this CD repeat, and it was a totally new sound, innovative, complex and completely lovely.  I look forward to being able to see Gillian perform in person but in the meantime I'm going to give her CD a workout."

-Jack Baker, www.rampantlion.com

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