saxwhistle’s ninety-six comments

  • Re: Sessions-The truth for those willing to face it.

    i think you'll find the reason people don't like too many guitars is because they are accompaniment instruments. as are bodhráns to some extent. one in a session can be lovely- a good thing. more…

  • lol more…

  • and actually we did get thaose whiteboards but actually it was some ordinary whitebords that named this tune. they were the first thing i saw..... more…

  • thanks... erm the rolls came out wrong but i think you get the idea.... more…

  • Re: Relative merits of varieties of Anglo Concertinas

    i dont know anything about concertinas but just out of personal interest what are you considering doing with you old concertina? i'd love to learn to play. but getting one to learn on is a challenge. where did you get yours? more…

  • Re: Why do you like Folk Music?

    First of all i would call the music i play and enjoy "traditional music." i would define it as music that has originated form the irish tradition and has been passed on aurally through the centuraries. One of my Music Text books also notes that is it cons... more…

  • if some ppl would spend more having fun playing music they love rather than attacking the music they dont, everyone would be alot happier. 🙂 more…

  • i think its gonna be tricky on any instrument... more…

  • Re: fiddle mutes

    i dont play the fiddle but i have heard that using a mute can cause you to play sharp as if lowers the pitch... therfore when you play without it you are playing too sharp... if you get my drift... i think anyways... more…

  • yeh its grrrrrr...eat! more…