"...the trio’s third album in as many years is of sufficient quality to merit comparison with works delivered by Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Mark O’Connor, Mike Marshall, Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas and other alumni of the American school of acoustic excellence.”

Review of ‘Talk’ - Tony Hillier, Rhythms Magazine, March 2013

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Dear Friends and Fans of TSC, It’s been nearly three weeks since I (Graham) arrived in Australia and, as ever, we’ve been extremely busy with a full-on touring schedule that’s seen us play some lovely concerts and share time and music with friends old and new. We have a rare day off tomorrow so we thought an update was due to you all.

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The String Contingent

Virtuosic instrumental trio The String Contingent compose and perform music of sparkling beauty and originality that explores the full spectrum of musical expression. Australians Chris Stone (violin) and Holly Downes (double bass) with Scotsman Graham McLeod (guitar) integrate disparate musical styles through their own refined acoustic sensibilities

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.