Whimsical​-​Celtic Dance Tunes

by Roxanne Oliva

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Scottish fiddlers, accordion & harp
The contra dance band "Whimsical" is formed by five S.F. Bay Area professionals trained in many styles. (Celtic, Classical, Quebecois, Klezmer, Cajun, and more)
Two fiddles, cello, accordion, & piano form a powerful groove.
"Whismical" is at once mighty and feminine.
Beth Christian - cello
Janette Duncan - fiddle www.jdfiddler.com
Regan Hemphill - fiddle
Roxanne Oliva - accordion www.roxanneoliva.bandcamp.com
Debra Tayleur - piano


released January 1, 2011

Janette Duncan - fiddle
Regan Hemphill - fiddle
Roxanne Oliva - accordion, harp
Dru Rogers - ukulele



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Roxanne Oliva San Francisco, California

Roxanne Oliva, M.A., Celtic music teacher, composer, performer, plays accordion, harp, flute, renaissance winds and percussion. Roxanne's recording credits embrace myriad musical styles. She has recorded with various luminaries including legendary piper Paddy Keenan and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Tom Waits. She currently plays with Rory McNamara, Mental Note, Whimsical, & Irish trio. ... more

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