pgm3’s sixty-three comments

  • John Caulfield, RIP

    I am saddened to hear of the passing of John Caulfield, a stalwart of Irish fiddling in more…

  • Re: Tone Poems II - Davis Grisman/Martin Taylor

    Dave has a FB page: more…

  • Re: Tune ID

    Hey Gimpy, it is indeed John Brosnan’s! Thanks everyone for the assist pon this and the other video! more…

  • Re: Tune ID

    That’s Crowley;s, Michael, but a different vid though, same performance, Vinnie Kilduff and Charlie Lennon. I’ve shared the vid to your FB page, sorry for any inconvenience there.It doesn’t seem to be on YouTube so I’m unsure if I can link to it h… more…

  • Tune ID

    There’s a vid on FB of Vinnie Kilduff and Chalie Lennon; the last tune has a B part that sounds like the Congress Reel; I’ve played it but don’t have the name (just brain fade, probably). Can anyone help? Thanks much! more…

  • Re: Carbony Low D volume?

    My wife plays one; as low whistles go, it’s loud enough to be heard in a smaller session. Good tone. more…

  • Re: Opinions on modern Whistle playing?

    Yhaal House, I believe it is as applicable to individual playing as to ensemble. indeed, the trick to better ensemble playing (as far as achieving lift is concerned) is for everyone to be defining the internal-measure more…

  • Re: Opinions on modern Whistle playing?

    I am nether Dave nor Danny, but here’s my sense of what I mean when I say “lift”: more…

  • Re: Help with tune name (hornpipe)

    Sounds reminiscent of the old song “Colcannon”, about a potato dish, at least in the initial figure. more…

  • Re: Paddy Moloney passed away

    So he’s gone after all. I’d met him briefly, at Symphony Hall in Boston, and we talked pipe reeds more…