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22 hours this month including two sessions and a special tribute to CAN

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Jenny Sturgeon

Jenny Sturgeon
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Powered by Audioscrobbler™Jenny Sturgeon is a Scottish singer-songwriter from north-east Scotland. Her music combines traditional folk song with new compositions while her lyrics come from folklore, historical events and personal experience as a biologist. As well as solo work, Sturgeon regularly plays as a duo with Jonny Hardie (Old Blind Dogs, Clype) on guitar and fiddle and also in a line up with Hardie, Davy Cattanach (Catford, Old Blind Dogs, Up in the Air) on percussion and Grant Anderson (Brothers Reid) on double bass. She is also a member of Northern Flyway and Salt House.

In addition, Sturgeon is involved in several projects including working as a music workshop facilitator in primary schools, collaborating with Aberdeen-based artist and fabric designer Helen Ruth and writing music for a celebration of the Isle of May National Nature Reserve. Sturgeon co-ordinated a songwriting project in conjunction with FitLike Records called 'Even in Winter', for which female musicians from different genres wrote songs inspired by the women of Aberdeen.

Sturgeon has featured on numerous albums and including working alongside Simon Gall and Jonny Hardie as a guest with Clype.


2016 Jenny Sturgeon debut album - 'From the skein'

2016 'Songs By Bairns' compliation with Fitlike Records

2016 'Even in Winter' compilation with Fitlike Records

2016 Pete Coutts debut album - Northern Sky

2015 Clype - 'Clype'

2015 The Scottish Culture and Tradition song book

2014 Jenny Sturgeon EP - 'Source to Sea'

2009 Machar Granite - 'Lost in history'

2020 'The Living Mountain'


‘The Honours’ and ‘Linton’ were written for a Stonehaven Folk Festival commission in 2015. As part of this project, Sturgeon ran a songwriting workshop at the festival and has since been involved with teaching these songs and musical arrangements to more than 300 primary school pupils around Stonehaven.

‘Sail and Oar’ written about herring fishing in Peterhead for Pete Coutts’s 2016 album.
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