Johnduffy2015’s nine comments

  • Re: Piano accordions for ITM

    Hi I've been playing piano accordion almost 6 years and harmonica for 8 1/2 years. I have varied repertoire to suit everyone's taste including my own compositions but would love to properly master jigs and reels by ear as I don't read music. How can this ... more…

  • Re: Harmonicas

    Suzuki harmonicas are the best and have the longest lasting reeds. I've been playing a promaster in c more…

  • Re: busking

    Hi I'm a busker who plays harmonica and piano accordion. I have a varied repertoire including my own compositions. Busking isn't that lucrative for me , but good fun. Market towns and small cities pay the best when the market isn't on. Try 8-9am when eve... more…

  • Re: Busking

    I'm a busker who plays piano accordion & harmonica. I have a varied repetoire and play unamplified as your less likely to get complaints. more…

  • Re: Piano accordions - the curse of traditional music

    Just got a new weltmeister Rubin which I'm very pleased with. It has 30 keys and 60 basses so I can play in each key. more…

  • Re: Problems with Suzuki Promaster valved

    Just ordered a valued pro master and a Suzuki humming tremolo. Hopefully no problems with sticky reeds. I know you should leave the harmonica out to dry after use and don't drink alcohol when playing the harmonica. more…

  • Re: Harmonicas

    Seydel harmonicas are the best. I play a diatonic plastic combed 1847 with stainless steel reeds and a tremelo fanfare which is great for irish music. I'm yet to try the saxony. These harmonicas are available from eagle music or thoman.de more…

  • Re: Saltarelle Clifden for Irish Trad Music

    As I only play PA on the street I'd stick to weltmeister or delicia. Cheaper but well made accordions. I only play 26 key as I play standing up when doing my busking. more…

  • Re: Piano accordions - the curse of traditional music

    I play piano accordion 26 key cause it's portable and easy to use. I'm thinking of upgrading my box. Not sure what new box to get without being ripped off lol more…