Adrian W.’s two hundred and ten comments

  • Re: MacFarlane’s Rant

    Also on the Mairi Rankin/Eric Wright CD 'The Cabin Sessions'. Third track, second tune. more…

  • Re: Alternate woodwind options

    Not pure Irish, but here in Cape Breton Monica MacNeil is a great soprano sax player; she is married to Sheumas MacNeil of the Barra Macneils, and as far as I'm concerned she can play with anyone. There are some recordings of her when she was a MacDougall... more…

  • Re: Will the COVID-19 pandemic be the end of pub sessions?

    From Eastern Canada, even where there is a will, not sure there will be a way. I can't see how MANY pubs and restaurants will be able to continue under the new rules being set in place here. They will have 1/3 to 1/2 the patrons for a start, by mandate. T... more…

  • Re: Julie Fowlis’ whistle

    She definitley has played Abell. If you check over at Chiff and Fipple, she popped in there to answer questions about what whistles she was playing at the time; couple of years ago now. more…

  • Re: Is anyone not playing?

    Up until yesterday, pretty much not at all. I'm a teacher, adult high school within a college, with a couple of months left to go in the school year.... last few weeks has been about getting things online, dealing with students, huge tech learning curve, ... more…

  • Re: Online lack of liner notes…

    I do love the liner notes. more…

  • Re: One At A Time

    Third tune on track 10 is Butlers of Glen Avenue. https://thesession.org/tunes/820 more…

  • Re: Angus Chisholm’s Favourite

    Jerry Holland says he and Paul Cranford put a name to an old tune that Angus used to play. From the liner notes to 'Helping Hands' by JH. more…

  • Re: Cranford’s Five Day Wedding

    Pulling together notes from the liner notes and the Cranford website.... the wedding party went on for five days of music and food, and only stopped because everyone had to go off to Ryan MacNeil's wedding. more…

  • Re: Low whistles

    Michael, I play whistle, low whistle, and flute. I like all three, including the low whistle, very much. I have never regretted picking it up, have no plans to set it aside, and many of my favourite musicians play low whistles quite a bit; lots of great u... more…