Santa Cruz Veterans Memorial Building
846 Front Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
Celtic Colors features Neal Hellman, dulcimer, Deby Benton Grosjean, fiddle & Shelley Phillips, harp & flute. Delight to the folk tunes that capture the musical imagery of the Celtic countryside. This music is a joyous celebration of life – like the gaiety of laughter with family in a crowded kitchen or the poignancy of remembrance – an emotional souvenir of time. The artists are all faculty at the Community Music School of Santa Cruz and recording artists with well-known label Gourd Music, which has been used as soundtrack music for Ken Burns documentaries as well as gaining distribution all over the world. Neal has produced more than 40 albums over 30 years. Deby is one of the foremost Celtic fiddlers in the area, with a specialty in playing for dances. Shelley is a well-known teacher and touring artist, and was Santa Cruz Countys Artist of the Year in 2017.