St. Paddy’s Day: Tune Session and Concert with Teilhard Frost and Tom Henbest
Tune Session: 4-6pm
Teilhard Frost will be leading what is referred to as a ‘Tune Session’ at The Hotel this Friday, March 17th, 4-6pm.
In this ‘session’, people will gather to play tunes, mostly from Appalachia! Then at 7pm, Teilhard will take the stage with Tom Henbest to sing and play fiddles, banjos, bones, concertina and harmonica to ring in St. Paddy’s Day.
Teilhard Frost is a folk musician specializing in ‘traditional’ fiddle tunes and song.
He has a keen interest in the music of Appalachia and the roots/routes by which it came.
As one third of acclaimed high stepping trio Sheesham, Lotus and ‘Son, Teilhard has toured the world, with the music as their ambassador. They have released 7 albums, including a collection of 78RPM recordings made in England on a 1938 Presto Lathe with Lorna Fulton, Lathe Revival, Northumbria University.
Joining forces with Jason Mercer, Teilhard has released The Os Project, an album of Banjo & Baritone Sax dance music, as well as award winning soundtrack and film music, advertising spots and music for live theatre.
In 2021 Michael Duguay formed a band with Teilhard, Liam Cole and Jason Mercer to record a double length album. This was recorded live over the period of a week using a Peterborough church and is awaiting release.
He lives with his family on Wolfe Island, where he makes banjos, supper and his bed.
As an orator and musician Tom Henbest has worked as musical director for the Upper Canada Village for practically his entire life. Tom plays piano, fiddle, banjo, concertina, bones, harmonica and sings wonderfully. He lives with his wife on a smallholding farm in Gallingertown, Ontario.