Daver’s one hundred and four comments

  • Update

    Updated the shedule to reflect that we only meet on Thursdays. All I can say in answer to some of the above slightly derogatory comments is that we enjoy ourselves. more…

  • Re: Digital Devices for Recording Tunes at Sessions & Concerts

    I use a Iriver H340 MP3 player with an external stereo mike. I've used it at our session just switching it on and leaving it on for the duration. I then edit out the reasonable sets, convert them and put them on a CD. The sound quality is remakably goo... more…

  • Re: Digital Recorder Advice

    I have an iRiver H340. It has a 40G hard drive. I have stored on it about 700 CDs and a number of audio books. I have about 8G space left. It has a built in FM radio. The device will record from the internal mike, an external mike or from the built in ... more…

  • Re: New to Sessions

    What is really appreciated is :- more…

  • Re: Put Downs

    Some years ago, before I took up the fiddle, I was playing guitar with an accordian player in our lunch break. As we stopped an Irish lab technician came in and said "you should come down the Irish club and play, there's some players down there who are ... more…

  • We've been playing this in our session for a quite while now. Our banjo player, Paul, brought it back with him from one of his trips, to Brazil I think. He's the only one who can really play the melody line properly. We play it in probably an easier k... more…

  • Key recognition

    The other day i was watching a documentary TV program which had some middle eastern type incidental music. The musical piece started with a solo wind instrument, no backing, and started with a long single note. It seemed, to me, that it was in a minor k... more…

  • Re: Desert Island Discs

    Jimi hendrix - Electric ladyland more…

  • Re: transatlantic sessions 1

    I think I've got 3 or 4 recorded. I bought a 2nd hand sky box just for the BBC4 stuff really as i cann't pick up terrestrial freeview. The T sessions 2 were on just after I got the box working so i assumed i missed all the rest. more…

  • Re: transatlantic sessions 1

    I have the 1st series on video too. There was a second series, but I only have some of them. Have you got the 2nd series. we could do swaps(copies) more…