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By Anita Malhotra

A consummate Celtic fiddler with an exuberant stage presence, Natalie MacMaster has been playing the music of her beloved homeland, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, since the age of nine. 2,603 more words


Q and A Natalie MacMaster: This fiddler doesn't improvise

No, Cape Breton fiddler Natalie MacMaster isn’t a closet jazzhead even though she’s headlining the TD Ottawa Jazz Festival’s main stage June 30. The 42-year-old Canadian queen of jigs, reels, and strathspeys talks to Patrick Langston about jazz and Celtic music. 631 more words


Music Thursday: Natalie MacMaster "NPG"

Because Monday is already taken. This column will feature music I listen to when I write, or maybe sometimes music I just like (and therefore think everyone else should, too). 100 more words


Currently Writing To: Julia's Waltz - Natalie MacMaster

One of my favourite violinists is Natalie Macmaster. Her music is absolutely amazing, and she’s even better live. And on top of that, she’s extremely friendly and down to earth. 32 more words