Roan’s eleven comments

  • Sisters Irish Bistro Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration

    Please join us in celebrating the Bistro's 2nd anniversary in the Trinity Ballroom, in the top of the Reed Opera House. Lots of great food and beer plus Potatoe Famine, Randy the Bagpiper and Celtic Hauntings playing traditional and progressive Irish mus... more…

  • Slow-style Redhaired Boy

    Very nice. more…

  • The Bistro Second

    Great spot to play. Pretty empty in the catacombs of the Reed Opera House and it benefits from music. more…

  • Sisters Irish Bistro’s First Session

    Cead mile failte-- more…

  • Billy In The Lowground, X:2

    Terrie Kane, a mandolin player in upstate NY, taught me this about thirty years ago. It didn't jive with my local flatpicking boys so I like it all the more. I use Dm and C for A part and F and Am for the B part. more…

  • Good suggestion

    I'll try that; thanks. Even in minor keys, some jigs seems to lend themselves to a slower feel, but I've tried with the Swallowtail jig and it turns a bit clumsy. I'll try Cliffs of Moher, now.. more…

  • Just the thing

    Perfect! Exactly what I'm after. Wandering Spirit=ElizabethKelly's Delight and that's where the setting is. A recently added tune, Black Rock, also fits the bill. They are nice tunes within an octave and so good for my limited flute range. Thank you more…

  • Nice little tune..

    Seems as though those F's could be played as naturals, too. more…

  • Other Wandering Spirit - type slipjigs or jigs?

    Just fell in love with this sublime, intoxicating melody which is so effective at a slow tempo. Sort of the way I'd play Ballykeel. I'm searching for a couple others like that. Any suggestions, please? more…

  • Chord variation

    F#mAE more…