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Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres - The Darling Boys from Canada!

Two highly respected Canadian musicians, Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres embrace a bewildering breadth of styles - mainly traditional, although much of their material is recently composed and some of it leans towards blues, bluegrass, jazz and even early classical music. Pierre comes from a family steeped in traditional French Canadian music - from…See More
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Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres - The Darling Boys from Canada!

Two highly respected Canadian musicians, Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres embrace a bewildering breadth of styles - mainly traditional, although much of their material is recently composed and some of it leans towards blues, bluegrass, jazz and even early classical music. Pierre comes from a family steeped in traditional French Canadian music - from…See More
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Bedford
Your County or State
Bedfordshire
What Instrument ( inc Voice ) Do You Play ?
Whistle, pipes, button box, other stuff
What level are you at ?
Professional
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These days I write about music almost as much as I play

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Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres - The Darling Boys from Canada!

Posted on May 18, 2019 at 19:00 0 Comments

Two highly respected Canadian musicians, Pierre Schryer and Adam Dobres embrace a bewildering breadth of styles - mainly traditional, although much of their material is recently composed and some of it leans towards blues, bluegrass, jazz and even early classical music. Pierre comes from a family steeped in traditional French Canadian music…

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Banjophony - Damien O'Kane & Ron Block

Posted on October 24, 2018 at 22:30 0 Comments

O'Kane has long been known as a great tenor banjo player, but he hasn't made much of a splash as an instrumentalist since his Mystery Inch album with Dave Kosky about a decade ago. Since then, Damien has been more focused on vocals - and vocalists - but now he's teamed up with bluegrass banjoman Ron Block for a fabulous fusion of folk from both sides…

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Who Wants All-Female Bands?

Posted on February 12, 2016 at 17:30 2 Comments

It seems the women have had it all their own way long enough - promoters and festival organisers are clamping down on all-female bands, and finally setting quotas to ensure that there aren't too many girl groups on stage.

That's the kindest interpretation I can find of the situation highlighted in this…

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Poppy Seeds - Irish Music Breton Style

Posted on September 22, 2014 at 22:31 0 Comments

POPPY SEEDS - Close Shaved

Own Label ROM 002 www.poppyseeds.fr

12 tracks, 56 minutes

Some great instrumental music here from a Breton band playing Irish tunes. Flute, fiddle, mandolin and guitars deliver a surprisingly full sound. Traditional favourites such as The Antrim Rose, The Poppy Leaf and one of the many Paddy Fahy's reels are combined with the band's own tunes: the excellent modern…

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