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Jimmy Shand was world renowned as player, composer, band leader and innovator. Less well known is that he was also a discerning collector of old music books.

Friends of Wighton bought The Jimmy Shand Collection at auction and we are now raising money to have the volumes conserved so they can be used by musicians, scholars and the community.

To bring the music off the page and into life and to celebrate the works being made available we’ll run, in Dundee, Angus and Fife, a series of concerts, ceilidhs and workshops under the title The Sir Jimmy Shand Connection.

Click here to be part of this project!!!

We would like to thank Jimmy Shand jr and all the Shand family for their support of this project.

For all enquiries, please email or write to
The Secretary
Friends of Wighton
c/o Local Studies
Dundee Central Library
tel 07792 336804

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