© Jen Delyth & Jim Stewart
Jim Stewart's second album, Horses of the Wind, was recorded
at The Voice Factory.
It features John Murphy and Bernie Houlahan from Hal
An Tow, keyboardist Mark Lloyd
from The Marco Polo Suite, singer Debbie Adshade, the Saint John String Quartet, and five members of the Simonds Lions Caledonian Pipe Band.
Horses of the Wind: A song about Marsha Clair, a young native woman who fell through the cracks of our social system. Vocal by Debbie Adshade. (sound clip)
The Man From Forest Hall: Written for Bob Reid, pipemaker from the Newcastle upon Tyne area of England. Featuring the Saint John String Quartet, with Jim on Northumbrian smallpipes.
Willa's Reel: Originally written as a theme piece for a local television programme.
The Promise: Written for my parents, on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary.
One For Jane: Written for my wife. Features 4 pipers and a drummer from the Simond's Lions Caledonian Pipe Band.
Stars on the River: Written for Cape Breton song-writer Allister MacGillivray. Features George Fowler from Maine on fiddle.
Drumming Up Business: A totally percussive track, featuring Dave Bartlett on drum kit and Jim on bodhran.
Nowlan's March: For the late Canadian poet Alden Nowlan. With Nick Apollonio (cittern) and Kristin Tescher (Celtic harp) from Maine. (sound clip)
Canadian Love Song: Jim's musical setting of an Alden Nowlan poem. Vocal by Debbie Adshade.
Golgotha/The Third Day: Originally composed as music for an Easter service. Features Mark Lloyd on keyboard.
Farewell to Friends: With my friends John & Bernie from Hal An Tow, George Fowler on fiddle, and Jim on low whistle. (sound clip)