Jordan is a Newcastle Upon Tyne based instrumentalist who specialises in Bagpipes, Whistles and Composition. Originally from Hebburn, South Tyneside he decided to move just a short way across the Tyne to study the Folk and Traditional Music Degree at Newcastle University graduating with First Class Honours in 2017. Since graduating in 2017 Jordan has been studying a Masters Degree with the focus in Composition at Newcastle University whilst, starting some of his own projects which are coming together to be released in the near future. In 2015 Jordan won the prestigious Danny Kyle award at Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow with his band, Pons Aelius, who have recently released their debut, ‘Captain Glen’s Comfort’.
After cutting his teeth on the competition scene, Jordan developed a keen interest in the folk music of Scotland and Ireland. As a result, he has a comprehensive command of piping styles, ranging from the discipline of the military tradition, to the fieriness of play...
Large repertoire of Waltzes, Slow airs, Marches, Strathspeys, Reels, Jigs and Hornpipes.