Traditional Irish Music
I will firstly appologise that I've not been contributing much lately, but now that I have your attention :-) I'm not seeing very much detail of late about members actually meeting up and sharing a…Continue
Hi all !!!!! I just thought I would mention something that I have been doing since pretty much the day I joined Tradconnect - in case it had not crossed the mind of other members. I think Tony (the…Continue
I thought I would ask for help concerning best and most effective use of practice time.Many days I batter away for hours on end and seem to get no benefit from it. On other occassions I can have the…Continue
I seem to have been locked firmly into "slow airs mode" over the past few weeks. Must be something to do with the cold weather and the dark winter nights! That is largely what has inspired this…Continue
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My Utube channel was started so that I could upload stuff on here. As Tradconnect is all about connecting, I thought it only fair to let other members know what to expect. For anyone who is interested, here is a link to my Utube channel.
I welcome all feedback on my efforts and am delighted to give out information about any of the tunes I play. As I spend most of my time playing alone, it really is a great pleasure to hear from other musicians.
Well, this one is bit different. I found this French accordian tune and fell in love with it. I was actually on the Tradconnect live chat section at the time I found it, sharing tunes, swapping links etc - as usual!
Once learned however, I was about to throw it out because it did'nt actually seem to go where I wanted it to.
Queue Dulahan to the rescue!
Another large slice of Kildare sourcery and the excellent playing skills of Joe and Adele have saved it. Thanks…Continue
Having recently submitted a video of my solo whistle version, It was picked up by my good friend Joe Greene (1/2 of Dulahan) who decided that, for once, my timing was steady enough for him to do something with it.
The end result is this bit of collaberation. Whistle being played in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Guitar coming from Kildare in Ireland. The images were found by me and added by Joe.
I find the whistle too difficult most days so all the technical…Continue