Geupload op 4 aug 2009
Jerry Holland plays a few tunes in Thanks to the many who came out to perform and support, on the evening of July 12, 2007 at the beautiful Strathspey Place in Mabou , Inverness County , Cape Breton , Nova Scotia , Canada . It was a wonderful evening of Great performances , one after the other , as anyone in attendance would know . Thanks goes out to Strathspey Place for hosting this event , and all the volunteers who made it possible . Thanks to all the musicians who came from just down the road , to far and wide , just to be a part of this special event , in honor of Jerry Holland . Thanks goes out to David Rankin and his crew who worked the sound and lights just beautifully , like he does on every show at Strathspey Place .
And finally , to Marion Dewar who graced our ears with her beautiful piano stylings and last but not least , Jerry Holland Jr. , who played snare drum beside his father , on this evening to remember . Thank You Jerry Holland for sharing your music with all of us … You will be sorely missed =/
– Update – : Joella Foulds , Artistic Director of Celtic Colours , has announced , a Tribute to Jerry Holland will take place Saturday , October 17th at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion in Sydney . Among those lined up to perform are Artists in Residence Maire O’Keeffe and Paul Cranford , Cape Breton fiddlers Howie MacDonald , Brenda Stubbert , and Dougie MacDonald , fiddler and guitarist Dave MacIsaac , piano players Hilda Chaisson-Cormier , Marion Dewar and son , Allan Dewar , fiddler Doug Lamey – grandson of Bill Lamey , from Boston MA , and Cape Breton guitarist Paul MacDonald . Multi-instrumentalist / songwriter J.P. Cormier has been added to the show . If you need more info , check out :