ginjaninja’s twelve comments

  • Re: Transatlantic sessions

    If you mean the jgs the first one is the Swedish Jig and the second is Munster Buttermilk (aka John Carty's). more…

  • Re: A new fiddle……must I hear it?

    I've played a few Tim Philips instruments, they are nicely made and sound good. Thought they were quite overpriced more…

  • Re: Cheap dictaphone for recording sessions

    Thanks for the advice everyone. Not looking for high quality recordings, just something to use to record tunes to learn at home. In the past I used a Sony cassette dictaphone which worked really well but now looking for a new one. more…

  • Cheap dictaphone for recording sessions

    Can anybody recommend a cheap (£40 or less) dictaphone which works well for recording sessions? more…

  • Re: saw a choonz gig..

    Yeh Davy is one hell of a fiddle player, definitely sold his soul to be able to play like that! more…

  • Sorted this out now. Thanks for the feedback! more…

  • Another tune by harpist Maire Ni Chathasaigh taken from the Dan Ar Braz album Finisterres (played in a set with Ril An Suaimhnis). The b part might not be 100% right - it's worth listening to the tune from the album as it's played with alot of swing. Pr... more…

  • Composed by Maire Ni Chathasaigh. I got this from the Dan Ar Braz et L'Heritage Des Celtes CD, Finisterres, where it is played in a set along with the Copper Hills of Beara, another great tune. more…

  • The Dawn Chorus (jig)

    I asked Martin Quinn about the tunings used on Angelina's album; he said tracks recorded with Peter Carberry are tuned a tone down so I guess whilst the recording is in F, it is the G setting as you've written it that she is playing. A fantastic tune wha... more…

  • Re: Ryanair and fiddles

    Calton cases are good apart from they don't come with shoulder straps, those are £25 extra!! Have to be hand stitched leather at that price! more…