Blake’s four comments

  • Re: Too MUCH ornamentation?

    I had the judges cards sent to me after the fleadh, and Mr. McHugh said basically the same thing. He actually liked my ornamentation, but wanted to hear a longer, more interesting tune and what i could bring to it. Oh well, i probably should have known ... more…

  • Re: Too MUCH ornamentation?

    Hi guys, i just noticed this! yes it sucks playing on stage with John McHugh giving you the hairy eyeball, as was my experience. I agree, i put a lot of stuff in that wee tune, however its comhaltas rules that you can only play a double jig twice, and i... more…

  • Scottish?

    Someone told me this originally a scottish tune, does anyone know if that's true or not? more…

  • Re: fleadh in st. louis

    I had never been to anything like a fleadh before, and i'm glad i came. there were so many great musicians, i only wish i would have seen more of the non-fiddle competitions. everyone i met and played music with were great players, and nice people, espe... more…