ChrisJCorrigan’s eighteen comments

  • Hawtin’s Return

    I wrote this on November 19, 2001 as a going away present for Paul Hawtin, a brilliant guitar player based in Ottawa. This was written on the occasion of his move back to Ottawa from Vancouver, where we played with him for many years. more…

  • The Empty Chair

    In 1998 the Irish actor Brendan Gleeson was in Vancouver filming "Lake Placid." He showed up one Tuesday at our session, borrowed a fiddle and joined right in. He's a marvellous fiddler and we all got along famously. He joined us every week for a coupl... more…

  • The Bag Of Halibut

    A tune I made in about 1996 or so. When I played regularly at The Irish Heather in Vancouver, it was not uncommon for indigenous residents of the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver to pop in and offer carvings, jewellery or sometimes food. Of all the food o... more…

  • Session is not in session

    But there are tune hounds on Bowen Island. If you are coming to visit let us know, and it might just be a good excuse to get together. more…

  • This is lovely

    Thanks for posting this up. Quite a nice tune to lead into a set of fast reels with. more…

  • Love this tune

    Great tune from a great band, The Outside Track. more…

  • Yes. Sorry about that. more…

  • Eric Favreau is a Canadian fiddler. more…

  • ceolachan, thanks for the vids...that band is crazy, but I loved the trio, and especially loved their progression on the arpeggios, Em D C. more…

  • Muskeg

    Interesting. I didn't know that was the origin of the name for Moneymusk, but now that you point out the "musgach" word Weejie, it puts me in mind of the word for peat bogs here in Northern Canada. The Cree word muskeg is used to describe peaty swamplan... more…