Martyn Bennett

Martyn Bennett was a Canadian-Scottish musician who was influential in the evolution of modern Celtic fusion, a blending of traditional Celtic and modern music. He was a piper, violinist, composer and producer. He was an innovator and his compositions crossed musical and cultural divides. Sporting dreadlocks at the height of his performing career, his energetic displays led to descriptions such as "the techno piper". Diagnosis of serious illness at the age of thirty curtailed his live performances, although he completed a further two albums in the studio. He died fifteen months after release of his fifth album Grit.

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Top SongsAlbum
Loch Rannoch (Live)Salm and Soul (A Unique Musical Event, Live at Celtic Connections)2:16
Buain a' ChoiceGlorious Scotland: Celebrating Scotland's Wonderful Traditional Music3:56
RantGrit (Real World Gold)4:34
The Gale Warning, the Kitchen Piper (Live)Salm and Soul (A Unique Musical Event, Live at Celtic Connections)2:42
Sky Blue (Martyn Bennett Remix)Grit (Real World Gold)5:20
BlackbirdGrit (Real World Gold)6:12
Nae RegretsGrit (Real World Gold)3:50
Aye?Bothy Culture6:21
4 NotesDance: 4 On the Floor5:55
Mary KellysScotland the Music & the Song3:30
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