Jan’s eleven comments

  • Re: Colin Farrell??

    yes I know Colin. He is not the actor, but indeed a great fiddle player and composer (and friend I reckon...are you reading this Colin?) from the Manchester scene (McGoldrick, John Joe Kelly, etc.). Did the MA in Irish Music in Limerick with me. Writes gr... more…

  • Re: Brian Finnegan

    Overton whistles made by Colin Goldie as far as I'm aware more…

  • East Limerick

    Hi more…

  • Re: Blas 2003

    Yep, been to Blas this year. Wasnt it great! more…

  • Re: Noon lassies

    No idea where the tune comes from, but a rather funky version is played by Mike McGoldrick on his first album Morning Rory. Its the second track. more…

  • Re: MK Music Low whistle

    Yes, I know this "low whistle in development" and have played the prototypes. I've asked for the maker to reply to this thread, but in case he doesnt: these whistles are great. Very responsive, loud, or should I say loud enough, easy to play, perhaps due ... more…

  • Re: Whistle clog syndrome

    Does this trick also work with metal whistles (such as Overtons and Chieftains) and/or with an Abell whistle? more…

  • This tune is not Siobhan O'Donnells I think. The above tune can be found on mike McGoldricks album, but just listen to the Blazin' Fiddles version or the Lunasa version and hear the obvious difference more…

  • IN the details section you might find that its also called "The Green Mountain", (See Mike McGoldrick Album Morning Rory). However, The Green Mountain is a different tune! more…

  • This is certainly not the Maud Millar one can find on the Matt Molloy album, so be careful when putting it in your tunebooks thinking that it is.. more…