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 “Kindred Spirit” Duo featuring Elaine with Martin Ash


Photo by Clive Turner

The Kindred Spirit Duo are acclaimed singer-guitarist Elaine Samuels and dynamic violinist Martin Ash.

The duo's material ranges from gentle background music to high-energy material to get your crowd singing and dancing along, all performed with enthusiasm, polish and personality. Their repertoire covers Irish folk (with ballads, drinking songs and high-speed jigs and reels), country songs and well-known rock, pop and soul cover material from the 1960s right up to the present day, with new material being added all the time (contact for sample set / repertoire lists). They are suitable for any event from weddings and corporate functions to restaurants and bar gigs.

Kindred Spirit have a wealth of professional experience and are entirely self-contained – simply give them a space and power sockets and they will be there, ready to go.

Elaine Samuels has been featured on television and radio and played at Glastonbury and Guildford Festivals and venues including the Marquee Club and the Barbican, to name a few.

“Think the Brits can‘t deliver a terrific acoustic performance ? I‘ll show you something that‘ll make you change your mind. Anyone venturing to England should check out an excellent acoustic artist, Elaine Samuels, working either solo or front and center for her duo Kindred Spirit”.
Tom Greenfield, USA Music Correspondent

"Elaine has a voice which can be both hauntingly beautiful & deeply emotional, coupled with a powerful stage presence. Her material ranges from folk through to blues...”
Rosie Upton, Bath Evening Chronicle

Martin Ash is a very versatile, classically trained violinist with a wonderful ability to create melodic, beautiful and exciting improvised solos. He has an affinity for Celtic and country violin playing but is just as much at home playing rock lead on electric violin with effects pedals.

"If anyone ever wanted an entertaining fiddle or violin player they should use Martin Ash. An excellent performer that you can’t take your eyes off."
Jamie Goddard, the Zoots

 

Kindred Spirit Duo - General Show Reel

 

 

Kindred Spirit Duo - Irish Show Reel

 

 

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 Audio Clips of the duo recorded live (MP3s):-

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Feelin Good

 

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Rights of Man  

 

 

 

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Kindred Spirit Duo - Irish Show Reel

 

 


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