Plunkett.mi’s sixty-eight comments

  • Re: Any plans to upgrade this site?

    I like most things as they are. The only change I'd like to see is when a comment is posted in a discussion thread that would place it back up to the top of the line. That way active discussions are on top. Just a suggestion. more…

  • Re: Coleman accompaniments

    Let me be clear. The piano accompaniments stink. more…

  • Coleman accompaniments

    I was at a session tonight and I realized how much I hear chordal accompaniments in my head when I play. The guitarist was playing well, but very far from what I heard in my mind when I play alone. I thought back to the Coleman recordings I've heard with ... more…

  • Re: Windham NY USA this weekend

    This is my first time up there, so I don't know how it is run or formatted, but I'll probably post a sign up somewhere trying to get a session together. Come up and say "Hi" more…

  • Windham NY USA this weekend

    If any of you are going to the Civil War Music Fest in Windham, I'd love to set up an Irish music session some afternoon or after the evening concerts. more…

  • Re: Tune name from song

    Thanks for the info.- Mike more…

  • Tune name from song

    Does anyone know if this is a trad tune or song or a new melody? Thanks- Mike more…

  • Re: Respected Guitarists in Celtic Music

    I second Brian's mention of Darin Kelly. In addition to having all sorts of basic guitar skill and an amazing knowledge of music theory, he has three important abilities many guitarist don't have. more…

  • Name that reel and slip jig

    Please help to name the reel that starts this set and the slip jig in the middle. What a cool group FC was. more…

  • Re: How valuable is your instrument.

    Soon after I started playing mandolin (about 15 years ago) I stopped into Vintage Instruments in Philadelphia. After listening to me play some A styles Fred Oster handed me an F style and asked me to see what I thought of it. I tuned it up and played for ... more…