Chambless & Muse

Two members of the Celtic band Henri’s Notions, as a duo we concentrate our repertoire more on each of our solo recording efforts and our recently released duo recording. Traditional and contemporary Celtic folk music – mainly Scottish, Irish, and American.  Jil Chambless – flute, whistles, vocals; Scooter Muse – guitars, banjo.  Available for house concerts, festivals, and other venues.  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.  See also

Vulcan Eejits! / Rising Road Celtic Ensemble

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Though we have known each other and played much music together for 20 years or so, we have recently gotten organized and started performing officially as a group. Traditional Celtic Music – mainly Irish and Scottish – tunes and songs.  Jil – Flute, vocals; Dan Vogt – guitar, vocals; and Kevin Nicholson – fiddle.  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.




Ed Miller Trio

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Ed Miller has been hailed as “one of the finest singers to come out of the Scottish Folksong Revival” and as “one of Scotland’s best singing exports.”  See  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.

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Henri’s Notions

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Full band with vocals, flute, fiddle, guitar, bass, and drums. Without a doubt, the best Celtic band in the south.  See  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.

With John Taylor and Scooter Muse

John Taylor is a composer and fiddler from Buckie in Scotland and previous winner of the Neil Gow award for Scottish fiddling.  John now resides in California and plays at many festivals and dances across the US each year.   Contact Jil Chambless at, 205-792-1326.


With Ed Miller, John Taylor, and Scooter Muse

We love it when we can have all four of us together!  Contact Jil Chambless at, 205-792-1326.




Rob Alley’s Alabama Songbook Project

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Rob’s own arrangements of Alabama Folk Songs for jazz quintet and vocals.  Contact Rob Alley:









Jil Chambless & Don Penzien


Two gifted stewards of Celtic musical traditions have come together as a powerhouse duo performing the best of Irish and Scottish tunes and songs!  Jil Chambless – flute, whistles, vocals; Don Penzien – guitar, bodhran.  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.  See also

John Whelan Trio

John Whelan Trio

This new venture includes three seasoned performers who have common interests in the celtic world music genre:  John Whelan on button accordion; Jil Chambless on vocals, flute, and whistles; and Don Penzien on guitar, bodhran, and whistles.  See  Contact Jil Chambless at or 205-792-1326.