Lewis “Scan” Tester was born in Sussex in 1887 to a musical family. He was something of a prodigy playing from the age of 8 at all sorts of social functions where music was required. While his greatest prowess was on the Anglo-German concertina, he was first rate step-dancer, a fine singer and he also played fiddle, melodeon and tambourine. He was famous in his local area and played almost every weekend at The Stone Quarry Pub for over 40 years.
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A labour of love, this double CD is a fitting tribute to one of the greatest traditional musicians this country has produced. In the mid 1950s, folklorist and musician, Reg Hall met Scan Tester and invited him to play in his loose-knit [...]