Make Bliss

Make Bliss

BandFolkCeltic

All female trio playing original music with a handful of traditional tunes incorporating lilting celtic melodies, fiery gypsy swells, sweet harmonies and interesting arrangements and instrumentation.

Biography


All female trio playing original music with a handful of traditional tunes incorporating lilting celtic melodies, fiery gypsy swells, sweet harmonies and interesting arrangements and instrumentation. This trio includes celtic harp as the main instrument, viola, fiddle, mandolin, accordion, vocals and on occasion, piano and acoustic guitar.

Individual Biographies:

Emaline Delapaix

Emaline began her career in sun baked Australia, touring cities and the Aussie outback. since then, she's taken her swag of songs to Europe, North America, and has even traveled to Vietnam. Through her travel and experiences, Emaline's music has grown with her, to incorporate her thoughtful and sometimes humourous perspective into an enchanting eclectic style, all of her very own. Her singing and storytelling has been quoted as being whimsical, gutsy and very funny. When not touring, Emaline lives on an island in Canada where she creates folk, jazz and cabaret music for piano, guitar and harp as well as writing poetry and taking photos.

Steph West:

Steph is a harpist and singer from west Herts, and she travels all over the country to perform as a soloist and with other collaborators. Her influences were initially Celtic: most music for the clarsach (folk harp) comes from Scotland and Ireland. Recently she has been carving out a new space for the harp: as part of the colourful and diverse English folk tradition. As well as playing harps Steph also makes them for use in teaching and workshops at festivals, hospitals and schools with fellow harpist Sam Fox.

Willow Stahlut:

Willow Stahlut is a musician and composer based in London. She has been playing music since her luthier father, Jeff Kemp, made her a guitar for her first birthday. She picked up the violin at the age of five and has since learned to also play viola, mandolin, accordion, a bit of singing and a variety of other instruments. When Willow first arrived in London she worked for the renowned film composer Richard Harvey. She has since gone on to work as a freelance musician, performing, composing and arranging. She has been described as having 'ears like an elephant' by Mal Webb and as having great rhythm and musicality by rhythm master Alex Pertout!

Discography

All of the performers have solo recordings, stay tuned for more information on a collaborative effort.

Set List

45-90 min of original folk, celtic and gypsy music including a handful of traditional tunes.