One of Cape Breton's most prominent musical ambassadors, he paved the way for the revival of Celtic music in Canada. For over three decades, he has been a tireless performer and raconteur and is renowned for playing pipe tunes on his 12-string guitar. His concerts bridge the generational gap by bringing together youngsters, parents and grandparents. He continues to be hugely popular with North American audiences and his music has taken him to many international stages, including the Royal Glasgow Concert Hall. Grand chieftain of the Fergus Highland Games and Honorary Chairman of the Fiddles of the World Festival, he brings his region's musical heritage to the world.