Ewen Henderson (musician)
|Born||1987 (age 32–33)|
Fort William, Scotland
|Genres||Folk, Folk rock, World Music|
|Instruments||Fiddle, bagpipe, penny whistle, piano, vocals|
|Associated acts||Battlefield Band, Mànran, Afro Celt Sound System|
Henderson comes from a musical family, with his sisters Megan (of Breabach) and Ingrid and brother Allan (formerly of Blazin' Fiddles) in particular being musicians of renown. He started learning the fiddle at the age of five under the tutelage of Aonghas Grant Snr.
He has been a member of Battlefield Band (2010-2014), the Pneumatic Drills and Skipinnish but is currently most often found performing with Mànran, the band he helped found in 2010. His Scottish Gaelic singing has been aired on BBC Alba broadcasts. Since 2015, Ewen has also performed regularly with World music pioneers the Afro Celt Sound System.
Henderson is in high demand as a composer and created the soundtrack to the 2016 BBC Alba documentary "The Wee Govan Gadgies/ Pìobairean Beaga Bhaile Ghobhainn". At 2017's Celtic Connections festival, Ewen Henderson was Musical Director of "Strì is Buaidh: Strife and Success", a show covering Gaelic political music over the last 600 years.
With Battlefield BandEdit
With The Donnchadh Bàn BoysEdit
- 2014: Mìorbhail nam Beann
With Afro Celt Sound SystemEdit
- Henderson, Ewen. "Ewen Henderson". Official Website of Ewen Henderson.
- "Indigenous People".
- "Forward With Scotland's Past". Battlefield Band. Retrieved 8 September 2011.
- "Herald Scotland".
- "Mànran members".
- "Mànran biog".
- "Review: Afro Celt Sound System, Colston Hall - Music - Bristol 24/7". 31 October 2016. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
- "Made Here: The Wee Govan Pipers/ Pìobairean Beaga Bhaile Ghobhainn, BBC ALBA - allmediascotland…media jobs, media release service and media resources for all". www.allmediascotland.com. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
- "Strì is Buaidh: Strife and Success - The List". www.list.co.uk. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
- "Mànran CDs". Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 15 May 2015.
- "Living Tradition CD review of MÀNRAN - An Dà Là". www.livingtradition.co.uk. Retrieved 12 May 2017.
- "Battlefield Band Discography".
- "Rob Adams".
- "Eòghann MacEanruig".