BanjoManDingo’s thirty-four comments

  • Debut CD From Western Massachusetts Trio

    From www.BlackSheepIrishMusic.com .. more…

  • Also Heard On ..

    .. Snug In The Blanket by Paddy O'Brien, Jamie Gans, and Daithi Sproule more…

  • Snug In The Blanet Liner Notes ..

    "This tune is normally played with two parts. For this recording, Paddy composed three more pars. In its original state, the tune has been especially favoured by old-time melodeon players, and was set down from time to time on 78rpm recordings." more…

  • Indeed ..

    This is a setting of Finbar Dwyer's "Berehaven" .. more…

  • Info …

    This tune was written by button accordion player John Whelan. He recorded it on his CD with Eileen Ivers "Fresh Takes." The liner notes say he wrote it for "a great melodeon player from France, Serge Desaunay." He plays it in C . . . Like this . . . more…

  • Liz Carroll’s Version …

    This is transcribed from Liz Carroll and John Doyle's new CD "Double Play" . . . considerable less flute-friendly than the version post here . . . more…

  • Info …

    This is a(nother) Liz Carroll tune. It's the 2nd tune on the 1st track of her new CD "Double Play" with John Doyle. This is a slightly simplified version. If you listen to the CD you'll hear she plays it quite differently each time. It's a little slip... more…

  • Info …

    This is a(nother) Liz Carroll tune. It follows Freemont Center on her "In Play" CD. It's pretty straight forward, especially for a Liz Carroll tune. more…

  • Info …

    I pilfered this tune from Brian McNamara & Tim Collins' CD "Reed Only" . . . And If you don't know your Gmajor scale, the B-part will teach you all you need to know . . . more…

  • No More …

    This session has moved, yet again, to Vaughn's Public House on Prett St in Hartford. more…