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ARTIST
TITLE
From There To Here
FORMAT
CD

LABEL
CATALOG #
MCDEM 001CD MCDEM 001CD
GENRE
RELEASE DATE
9/18/2020

Jacqui McShee and Kevin Dempsey formed McDem Records in 2020, focusing on their own blend of folk, blues, and jazz music. The story behind their collaboration began at New Forest Folk Festival a few years ago. Jacqui McShee's Pentangle was a member down and luckily Kevin was on the same bill and bravely stepped in. They had both had admired each other's work for some time and it seemed like such a good idea to start working together, so McDem Records was born. McDem Records has given them both a chance to explore and record more traditional folk songs and share writing ventures. Jacqui McShee is a founding member of the iconic folk/jazz group Pentangle. She has worked with some of the finest musicians in the folk scene, including Steve Tilston, Fairport Convention, David Hughes, Chris While, Julie Matthews, and many more. She received a BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Lifetime Achievement award in 2007 and played the 50th Anniversary Isle Of Wight Festival in 2019. Kevin Dempsey is a guitarist, singer/songwriter, and record producer. He's a founding member of the '70s prog rock folk band Dando Shaft and Whippersnapper, playing alongside Dave Swarbrick. Performing and recording with award winning Uiscedwr, Joe Broughton (UFQ/The Conservatoire Folk Ensemble), Peter Knight (Steeleye Span), Chris Leslie (Fairport Convention). He has also toured with soul artists such as Percy Sledge, The Marvelettes, jazz icon Alice Coltrane and Irish folk star Mary Black.