Emmy Award-winning journalist and World Music Composer Bill Leslie's seven albums are best-sellers on the World Music charts. His Blue Ridge Reunion CD charted at No. One in 2008. Bill has performed with the North Carolina Symphony, John Tesh, etc., and famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma praised Bill as “one of the greats in modern Celtic music.” Critics call Bill’s music “tranquil yet exhilarating, stunningly beautiful, and full of joy and peace.” Compositions have a highly melodic Folk and Celtic core, taking listeners on a powerful emotional journey.
Bill Leslie has performed on CBS's top ranked local affiliate WRAL in Raleigh, NC and WUNC TV, and has performed live with the North Carolina Symphony, John Tesh and the Tar River Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lovely yet lonely piano instrumental tune blossoms into a lively upbeat Celtic march featuring flute and fiddle. Outstanding performance by Jennifer Curtis on violin and Bill Leslie on flute and piano. Gorgeous transitional composition. Instrumental, Americana, Americana (pending)
Folksy train ballad about memories of a magical rail journey with the composer's father. Elegant touching and emotional memories of a special trip, recalling life with a special person during America during the 20th Century. Blue skies, fondness, friendship and everlasting love, with an Irish lilt. Male Vocals, Folk, Appalachian Folk
Lovely nostalgic Scots Irish type melody drawn from snowy landscapes in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina and Virginia. For wintry romance with snow falling, snuggling up in the warmth of love. Flashback or sweet memories of friendship, love. Dear sentimental heartfelt emotional & loving. Instrumental, Americana, Americana (pending)