New “Live In Concert” CD
My Dear Friends,
This double CD was recorded at the annual Memorial Day concert, preceding the Scottish Highland Games and Festival held at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California.
With me, on this magical night, were my good friends Alasdair (“Titanic” “Last of the Mohicans”) Fraser, the master Scottish fiddler, as well as the world’s most recorded piper, Eric (“Braveheart” “Titanic”) Rigler.
This production was recorded a few years ago and, at the time, I was really enjoying recording in the studio, so this project was shelved. The concert was recorded by Dick McIlvery, who always believed that there was something special about this live performance and sent a few sample tracks to my wife Linda. This is how she described her experience as she listened:
From the moment I began listening to the CD, I was transported into the audience and could quite easily and vividly picture Alex on stage. I could just see him grinning from ear to ear with his dimple prominently displayed on his chiseled face; see him with his kilt swaying as he moved to the music coming from his guitar and hear that baritone voice singing with so much feeling.
I felt his energy and passion for his country, his music and the audience. I was totally enthralled to once again feel the synergy created when he performs with Alasdair and Eric. I realized that this may be the last time I will ever have the chance to “see” him perform his unique brand of musical magic again.
It was at that moment that I KNEW he must produce this album for his many fans and friends around the world. After all, everyone should have the opportunity to experience what I experienced, and to know that they could always “see” Alex in concert whenever they wanted to. ~ Linda Beaton
My friends, I’m extremely pleased with how this production turned out. It’s a full two-hour concert with a lively audience that will make you feel a part of that special night. Please go to my store (or just click here) to order your copy, and while you’re there, think of your family and friends.
I know you’ll really enjoy listening to this concert production as much as Alasdair, Eric and I enjoyed performing together. Oh, and don’t miss that rousing rendition of “Scotland the Brave”. What a night it was! And what a wonderful memory it is for me.
PS: You can by it here: Live In Concert