McLeod Nine's shows feature fun swingy, funky, folky original music based on Gordon and Christy McLeod's award-winning songwriting performed on an array of acoustic instruments. Their well crafted songs feature inspiring lyrics and cover a wide range of styles from string jazz with a Gypsy flavor to Americana, Celtic folk and traditional fiery fiddle tunes. Most of all, they want their audiences to have fun.
Gordon is always searching for the true soul of any music he plays. A songwriter and singer from an early age, he also is proficient on a number of instruments. As a fiddler he is equally at home with jazz, Americana and folk styles as well as authentic traditional Irish fiddling. Gordon is also well known as a guitarist and for playing mandolin, clarinet and several other instruments. He in demand as a recording session artist, producer, and live performer. Gordon is an award winning songwriter as well having won the 2008 Americana Songwriting competition in Nacogdoches for his song "Dog Year" and in 2006 for his song “Hester”.
Christy McLeod has been called “a fun seeking missile” for good reason. She radiates warmth and energy and conveys a love of life through her singing and playing that is infectious, igniting spontaneous human happiness whenever she performs. Her clear sweet voice is the prefect match for her powerful guitar style. Having played many styles for most of her life, her creative song renditions, whether her own compositions or otherwise, never fail to captivate and inspire her audiences. Christy is also a multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, mandolin, percussion and harmonica and is an accomplished songwriter,