gebbytoo’s twenty-four comments

  • Re: Session Etiquette

    Hi Sara. sorry that the session didn't happen. it does sound a little unorganized. If im not too late, id like to give some input. Pretty much everything everybody said already was completely true. But of course, different 'rules' apply to different ... more…

  • Re: Curious, how do YOU go about composing tunes?

    i usually arrive upon ideas by mistake or by playing variations to tunes. I then try to play through the form of the soon-to-be-tune without stopping to see what I come up with. I dont stop to fix any notes or phrases until I think i am finished. This ... more…

  • Re: Guitar Vs. Bouzouki

    I really like the sound of bouzouki accompaniment because you can really play smaller and simpler harmonies and play lots of counter melody and broken chords that help outline and support the tune. (GOOD EXAMPLE: CONNIE O'CONNEL-Ceol Cill Na Martra). It... more…

  • Re: How to determine the Key? ITS IMPORTANT

    I play the flute and whistle and feel that its very important to know the key of the tunes you are playing. You should follow the suggestions listed by other members on this page in order to determine the key. Once you get the hang of it, every time you... more…

  • very nice! i like it. i like how its all eighth notes. it makes it so much different from the "everyday" polkas more…

  • same with me, when i saw the name, i was like....i wonder....? then i saw "fantastic poet" and i was like yay! it is. and then i saw Dan the Man and i was like....it must be him!!! o my gosh! i havn't looked at the tune yet cuz i had to see who it was. ... more…

  • Teada

    teada plays this tune in A, which is such a bright key and it sounds so pretty. For flute and whistle players, it can be difficult because theyre are a lot of G sharps, but I tried out a version with no G sharps that sounds good if you have other people ... more…

  • so absolutely beautiful!! i lOVE D MIXO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! more…

  • This jig is from Matt and Shannon Heaton's version on the song, "The Blackbird". The jig was written by Shannon to go along with the lyrics. It has a lot of wierd jumps, but its so much fun to play! more…

  • how do you figure that? they look fine to me.... it think :D more…