Chef Paul’s one hundred and eighty-five comments

  • Donald Shaw

    Thanks triplet. Duh!!! That does make sence. For whatever reason I usually don't think accordion when I think "keyboard." If it is Mr. Shaw then props to him it's brilliant playing. more…

  • Mairead Phelan’s debut recording with Solas.

    Over the years I have found my self pretty much skipping over the songs and mainly listening to the tunes when it comes to my Solas. I can’t say for sure if it’s been the singers or the material but I don’t skip any of the songs on For Love and Laug... more…

  • Seamus is a remarkable musican. One of my favorite flute players who is also one of my favorite banjoists. I had an adult beverage with him after a show once and he's a pretty cool dude as well. I have painstakingly learned to reproduce his whistle moves ... more…

  • Count Me In

    Muirann's and "Humors" are my two favorites as well. We play Humors at one of the local sessions, I play it on the G whistle, which approximates the feel of Cillians F whistle, whilse still making it session friendly. At present I am the only peson I know... more…

  • Track number 6 is lists Malloy's (jig). This tune is more commonly known as "Contentment is Wealth." more…

  • Geraldine has put together a very nice collection of tunes to go along with her ....Tin Whistle Tutor." There are some obscure jems here to go along with the more well known tunes. The settings are whistle/flute friendly which means if your looking to gai... more…

  • Re: Enda Scahill Tutor What do You Think? Any Good ?

    As someone who has been diligently plucking away for years I still found much of the material presented by Enda to be new to me and useful. Particulary his "plucking rules." I have found that appling these rules does indeed improove my technique. more…

  • My 2 cents

    If you already like Lunasa you will not be dissapointed with this recording. The Leckan Mor set in particular is one of my top 5 all time ITM tracks ever. more…

  • Re: New Irish Banjo Tutor

    I was exited to get my copy of Enda's tutorial this week. more…

  • Re: The 10,000 hour rule of expertise…

    I can NOT belive how much valuable practice time I have just spent reading this!!! I can NOT believe I actually read a post longer than 50 words! What AM I doing? I hope you are all back to practicing or you or you'll NEVER get to be an expert! 😉 more…