Gordon McLeod has been performing professionally on fiddle and guitar for over 30 years. Gordon tours and performs regularly with McLeod Nine, a folk-roots duo with his wife Christy, and with the well-known Celtic-roots band Beyond The Pale. He is a long time member of the Irish music community in Texas and regular participant in Irish music sessions in the DFW area with the Trinity Hall Session Players. He has traveled to Ireland regularly for over 20 years to play traditional Irish music and has studied with many notable Irish fiddle experts. Gordon has released a solo Irish fiddle CD , “Just Fiddlin’”. He has also produced seven CDs with Beyond The Pale and two with McLeod Nine as well as solo recordings , “Dog Year” and “Daddy G and His Amazing Swingtet” as well as numerous other recordings as a studio musician. In addition to his love of traditional Irish music, Gordon enjoys playing many other styles including Gypsy Jazz , Americana, and folk. He is an award winning songwriter and has been selected as Finalist along with Christy McLeod for the Kerrville Folk Festival’s New Folk Songwriting Competition for 2019. He is the co-director of the O’Flaherty Irish Music Youth Camp, and is a past president of the Traditional Irish Music Education Society
In addition to performing music, Gordon owns and operates a recording studio and produces recordings of all types of acoustic music. He has produced over 50 full length recording projects for independent artists including the instructional CDs for The O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat and Youth Camp.
Former Instructor – Fiddle Fundamentals | Workshop Presenter – Anything BUT Jigs & Reels
2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014