Kevin McDermott
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Kevin McDermott replied to Tony Lawless's discussion How frustrated are you with sessions ?
"Sure, it's only one man's opinion—and a narrowback revivalist's at that. But, for what it's worth (which you can decide): (and trust me; this isn't said snarkily, but honestly and with respect:) If your primary concern…"
Jun 21, 2012
Michael (Mike) Meyerstein replied to Kevin McDermott's discussion Breathing as a Function of Style in the group Flute Players
"My feeling on breathing is yes, it is a good idea! If you make sure you take in enough breath, you can then choose where in the tune to take the top-up breaths, rather than have your body force you into taking breaths at inappropriate times. I find…"
Feb 3, 2012
Danna Hotmar replied to Kevin McDermott's discussion Breathing as a Function of Style in the group Flute Players
"Beautiful advice. Thank you Kevin."
Jan 20, 2012
Kevin McDermott replied to Kevin McDermott's discussion Breathing as a Function of Style in the group Flute Players
"Welcome, Danna! Well (as they say...) you asked for it; so—here it is, my take on it at least. Remember: that's just what it is—MY take on it. To me, the thing is—you've got to decide what it is you're doing/trying…"
Jan 20, 2012
Danna Hotmar replied to Kevin McDermott's discussion Breathing as a Function of Style in the group Flute Players
"thanks so much for your comments! I am new to the celtic music scene, so forgive me if I get some things wrong. I played a silver flute for many years and i still play it. I feel my strengths have always been in phrasing, musicality, and emotion in…"
Jan 20, 2012
Anton Emery replied to Kevin McDermott's discussion Breathing as a Function of Style in the group Flute Players
"Wow, great stuff. As many other folks, I certainly enjoy Molloy's playing, and its obvious how he has influenced so many other flute players to come after him. I think I read somewhere where Seamus Eagan said he basically wanted to be Matt…"
Dec 15, 2011
Kevin McDermott added a discussion to the group Flute Players
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Breathing as a Function of Style

Started by Aine Heslin and responded to (in error, it seems) on the Comment Wall. So, here's a repeat. The question was, how to interface the need to breathe with the tunes. Here's my reply:Well, I'll play: but remember, it's just one man's opinion. First, some important points: the tunes are all about rhythm, and variation in stylish playing is all about how you achieve the feeling of unbroken, inescapable forward movement on the beg beats...but vary the many smaller units in between.Two:…See More
Dec 14, 2011
Kevin McDermott commented on Anton Emery's group Flute Players
"Well, I'll play: but remember, it's just one man's opinion. First, some important points: the tunes are all about rhythm, and variation in stylish playing is all about how you achieve the feeling of unbroken, inescapable forward…"
Dec 14, 2011
Kevin McDermott joined Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott's group
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Whistlin' high and low

A place to discuss whistles,their makers and performers/performance. Anything whistle related is ok, keep in mind that opinions could vary in the extreme without one being more worth per se than the other, so keep it nice and polite.See More
Dec 13, 2011
Kevin McDermott joined Anton Emery's group
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Flute Players

A discussion group for celtic tunes played on flute, whether it be wooden, metal, delrin, or somewhere in between.See More
Dec 13, 2011
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Dec 13, 2011
Kevin McDermott is now a member of TradConnect
Dec 12, 2011

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Essex County
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Massachusetts
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Flute, Whistle, Singer
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At 15:43 on December 16, 2011, Tony Lawless said…

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