Virtuoso Musician and Actor

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Videos

A collection of videos - some old and some new - of John playing sometimes solo and sometimes with friends and long-time musical partners.

You can also see videos from the Scarlatti series of shows and also videos of Brass Tracks.


Latest Videos


Bruntsfield Baroque

John with Vickie Hobson and Frances Scott as the Bruntsfied Baroque Trio


Arrival of Queen of Sheba

at the Edinburgh Botanic Gardens.




Eleven videos produced by Marjory Boyle Crooks:

Red Alba

John and friends play some Russian-inspired tunes



Der Lustgarten by Hans Hassler 1601

with John playing all 6 Recorder parts

 

John playing his legendary two-recorders-at-once composition -

Schizophrenia

 

John and Pat O'Connell playing

The Blessing Nigun

 

John and Robert Pettigrew playing

The Dark Island

 

Galician Carnaval

with Pat O'Connell on piano

 

John plays selection of

Tielman Susato's music

 

John and friends playing

Calder's Way

 

John playing

Crumhorn tunes from his Cullen Skink CD



Gemshorn Gem

Ye Banks and Braes



and finally the only tune anyone ever knows for the Posthorn




Heart and Stone

Rab Handleigh and John playing Rab's hauntingly beautiful composition Heart and Stone at the climax of the play of the same name



Fairy Dance

John and Pat in concert in Germany with their scintillating version of The Fairy Dance



Pat and John playing on German TV in 1995



Video of Logan Botanical Gardens with music by John



Video of John singing/playing Soldier Blue and Last Post from 1993 show Funny Money




Lady Godiva

This was a short animated film that was made in 2009 and shown in UK cinemas as a prelude to the main films. John composed the music for it and played all the instruments as well as singing.