Traditional Irish Music
There are artists out there like Fiach Moriarty and Michele Ann Kelly who make nice pop rock tunes but still incorporate that Irish flavor in terms of guest musicians. Traditional instruments have found their way into modern radio format more and more and I think this is further encouraged by movies. The recent movie by Colin Farell called Undine featured Sharon Shannon as a funeral musician.
I think this is great because it encourages more and more musicians playing…Continue
Now i have tracking number for the Sam Murray flute, yay! Checked 'AnPost' website:
I have been bringing out old CDs and MP3s again. It is a weekend and as usual it is a blast from the past.If I look at my Clannad catalog I realize it will take me hours upon hours just to listen to everything they recorded, from full length albums to compilations and EPs. Most people probably think that we you say Irish traditional music, it means a kind of music that is mournful and something that you play on funerals. Will they can't be really wrong. But that is just one fourth of the…Continue
Added by Baxter Labatos on July 8, 2011 at 20:39 — No Comments
I'm new to traditional music. I've always loved music, pretty much any type. I went to a Celtic Festival several years ago and fell in love with traditional music. Three years ago I decided to learn to play the fiddle - a rather large goal considering my age and the fact that we did not have any type of musicians in the family. My brother plays guitar, and makes guitars, but that was after I was…Continue
Added by Kathy S on July 7, 2011 at 15:48 — No Comments
I have a keyless 'D' concert flute by Sam Murray in the making, and it's 14 days overdue delivery.
I was concerned and didn't get a reply to my mails so phoned Sam yesterday. He explained to me that his son/s do all the internet/mail communication, and Sean was away at the moment, hence no answer to my mails.
He told me to rest assured i will get the flute sometime next week, the reason for the delay was that he wasn't quite happy with one of the sections, so he made a new one…Continue
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 7, 2011 at 10:45 — No Comments
There is a kind of glow that happens when you meet a new friend. There is a sense of anticipation and wonder. We always start somewhere the way we end. TradConnect is like that. It is a community of musicians and music lover promoting traditional Irish music.
It came as a surprise when Tony posted a link on my blog. I always try to click on the profile of whoever has contributed their thoughts. Then I saw this site. Nanvigating is easy, and links are all placed just under the…Continue
Added by Baxter Labatos on July 7, 2011 at 5:32 — No Comments
My name is Emily, and I play the fiddle, mandolin, and some guitar. I play some Irish music, and really enjoy listening to it.
I am the 6th child of 10. I live out in the country, love being outside, and during the summer, I enjoy swimming a lot. I am learning to ride horses at my neighbor's, and am also helping her to train one of her green-broke horses. Once a month, my sisters and I play music for the hymns at Church. I am very devoted the the Lord, and am extremely…Continue
Added by Emily Beeson on July 6, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments
Started thinking today, after a mail conversation with Christian Hedwitschak, a nice funny dude btw, about development in technology etc. and arrived at the conclusion that for me personally it doesn't get any better than the following clip, featuring basically no-frills instruments, just loads of skill.…Continue
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 6, 2011 at 18:30 — No Comments
Added by Lars 'Larry Mór' Mott on July 5, 2011 at 16:45 — No Comments
My website is now up and running...at a basic level. www.bitsnpieces2011.com
Also you can follow regular status updates on the album and it's progress on twitter. Follow @bitsnpieces2011.
Youtube channel also set up. See the channel "bitsnpiecesfiddle" on youtube for more.
Album due for imminent release.
Added by Dónal Mc Cague on July 1, 2011 at 22:43 — No Comments
I have a reviole flute (french flute maker) for sale. The flute is in immaculate condition and is 4 years old. It was played for approximately 12 months. Photos will be uploaded in the near future.
If you or anyone you know, might be interested in this flute, you can let them know either.
If you send me a message on TradConnect, we can take it from there! Cheers for your time.
Added by Dónal Mc Cague on July 1, 2011 at 0:22 — No Comments
I'm looking for a pipehttp://www.soundcloud.com/slimmusics, fiddle, and whistle player (s) in London for a studio session in my Hackney studio recording parts for a couple of songs on my folk LP that i'm cutting at the moment. It's kinda big-hearted story songs - there's at least two tracks if not more that i need some trad instrumentation on. you can get an idea of the flavour here…Continue
Showcasing some great My Pages from members of TradConnect. More to follow
Added by TradConnect on June 22, 2011 at 18:34 — No Comments
If you live in Northern Ireland & would like to see one of the great Session Pubs, check out Blas Ceoil on BBC 2 tonight: Sunday 19th June at 22.00.…Continue
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Pray for the repose of the soul of musician and Dublin native Declan Duffy. See this St. Louis Today news story about Declan, he was a good man:
Added by Michael Kleissler on June 16, 2011 at 2:30 — No Comments
Concertina players in here, might like to know that I've just launched a new Concertina Blog, where I'm planning on posting MP3 versions of tunes from this area, played on a variety of Concertinas. So if you are looking for some less familiar tunes for your repertoire, you might like to check them out.
Although I launched this site with a few studio recordings, with me playing a C/G Concertina, I really love playing the more…Continue
Added by Dick Glasgow on June 13, 2011 at 10:00 — No Comments
WicklowTrad.com launched its summer series of trad sessions in Wicklow Town on Wednesday 1 June. The first session had 18 musicians and included Peter Staunton & friends, Colm Fahey & friends, and a whole host of local musicians. The sessions will run every Wednesday and Friday for the summer - every Wed at 9pm in Nel Keenan's bar at the Old Forge, and every Fri at 9pm in Ernie's Bar. Each session will feature a guest group which will join local musicians and all musicians are…Continue