glitchless’s fifteen comments

  • Shepard’s Daughter

    This is the tune Kevin Burke Plays on Up Close. There are other tunes with a similar name and different spelling, they are also a different tune. more…

  • Halloween

    I see my album is noted as a source for this tune, but I also composed a tune of the same name in the same year. Here's the abc: more…

  • Mary’s Jig

    For some odd reason this tune is listed as being on my CD "To Have and to Hold" There is a Mary's Mazurka on there, but no Mary's Jig. more…

  • Session terminated

    I'm sorry to report that the Dinghy Dock has decided they prefer big screen TV over a session. I am hunting for another location. more…

  • Re: On tenor banjo string gauges

    PS The issue now is trying to get a compensated bridge since the difference in gauges is such that I have the bridge at an extreme angle and there are always two strings that are not in tune at all frets. This is very annoying. more…

  • Re: On tenor banjo string gauges

    I'll just throw this out there, I have a Gibson Trapdoor Tenor which has an incredibly short neck which makes it eminently playble, but was very difficult to find a low G that didn't sound floppy or thuddy. I eventually tried a trick Dave Marshall suggest... more…

  • The Dinghy Dock Pub on Protection Island.

    The Dinghy Dock Pub on Protection Island. more…

  • Additional info about Nanaimo session

    We start around 7:30 and cover Irish, Scottish, Quebecois, Oldtimey, Cape Breton, Contra, Newly composed, anything goes really. more…

  • New Session in Nanaimo

    The Dinghy Dock Pub on Protection Island. more…

  • Re: fiddle bow

    I have a beautiful antique bow my wife bought for me for a wedding present. She sat with me in Ifshin's violin shop for 3 hrs. as I tried too many bows to count. Then as I got it down to five and was completely confused, she told me that I kept returning ... more…