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Moods: Type: Acoustic Moods: Instrumental Folk: Folk-Jazz Folk: Irish Traditional World: Celtic

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Ben Walker & Chris Knowles

Ben Walker & Chris Knowles are both professional multi-instrumentalists, and Ben is also a talented and original singer-songwriter. They both have eclectic musical backgrounds, including involvement with traditional Celtic music, modern folk, rock and jazz.
They live in the UK, and have worked together as a duo for a number of years, and have released several previous albums.

Chris Knowles specialises particularly in Celtic harp and Irish bouzouki as his main instruments. He also often plays whistle, low D whistle, electric mandolin and several other instruments. He lives in North Wales in the UK.
Chris has performed and recorded both solo and in collaboration with various other musicians, in particular in a duo with Ben Walker.
Other musical collaborations have included Welsh folk musicians Mike Lease, Heather Jones, Anthony Griffiths, and more recently Catrin O'Neill and Gary Matthewson.
Although much of Chris's music is traditional Celtic folk music, he also plays various other styles of music and has recorded several albums of more contemporary and varied styles with singer/ songwriters including Ben Walker, and Colin Rudd, Catrin O'Neill and others.

Ben Walker is an excellent player of traditional Irish music on uilleann pipes, flute & whistle, and jazz on numerous instruments including flute, bass flute, saxophones, and piano. He plays acoustic guitar, mainly to accompany his songs.
Ben is also a music teacher, in both classical and jazz syllabuses, and he teaches several instruments to an advanced level.