Matt Kavanagh’s twelve comments

  • Re: The Dubliner

    A great establishment for anyone passing through Thessaloniki … more…

  • The Mason’s Apron, X:24

    Sorry for adding another version, but here’s a not too over-the-top version by Joe Burke. Suitable for B/C button accordion. I’ve not included any cuts. more…

  • Bonny Kate, X:9

    In honour of the late great box player Joe Burke, here’s his setting of Bonny Kate in CMaj transcribed by Graeme Smith from Joe’s 1973 LP ‘Traditional Music of Ireland’. more…

  • The Knocklong Polka

    This is tune 300 from the Roche Collection of Traditional Irish Music. Listed there as Old Set Tune 2. more…

  • Re: B/C Accordion Right Hand ‘Chords’

    Thanks Gel, that looks like it has plenty of material to work with … more…

  • B/C Accordion Right Hand ‘Chords’

    Hello all, more…

  • Re: Exercises on B/C Box

    And thank you Michael. I have been following your work on bass techniques. I have a slightly different approach, but you have encouraged me to work at it - I played a piano box as a kid (for my sins) and am trying to shoehorn that bass knowledge and expec… more…

  • Re: Exercises on B/C Box

    Thanks for the advice. more…

  • Exercises on B/C Box

    Has anyone ever come across finger exercises for traditional music on B/C box? I’m trying to improve my speed/accuracy and think something like this might be useful - also useful ultimately as warm-up exercises. more…

  • Re: Online Lessons with David Munnelly

    ‘He also showed be how to get chords like Dmaj7 and Emin7 using the “cross bass” technique’ more…