What was your path into music as a young man?

I can’t really remember a life without music. From a very early age I was enlisted in my father’s choir in Edinburgh so my formative experiences were initially as a member of an Anglican church choir. It was singing, it was vocal, it was being one strand, being one line.

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Of course, at that stage I was...

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