Matthew’s thirty-six comments

  • Paddy Jones is a very reclusive fiddler who's the last surviving pupil of Padraig O'Keefe. I had the pleasure of playing a set of polkas with him on one cold mid-winter evening in santa fe. more…

  • Beautiful album of Clairseach music played on a harp with golden strings. Don't know the name of the last tune on track 8, the CD just says 'Jig' and of course the website won't let me put just that in. more…

  • Re: Tune Names

    Thanks more…

  • Re: If you were a tune, what would your name be…

    Marry, Cut Yer Tow Nails, Yer Tearin' the Carpet. more…

  • Re: If you were a tune, what would your name be…

    But if we're talking about real tunes, I would be The Rights of Man. I guess I would say that because I think everything is equal. more…

  • Re: If you were a tune, what would your name be…

    My name would be incredibly long, like 'The crazed man of Pollaturick who wore his cat like a hat, rather fancied tea kettles, flied with the nikki-nikki wic wong bird, and saved Ireland and all northern Europe from the Giant vampire hamster of Paderno d... more…

  • Tune Names

    Just looking for the names of these lovely polkas, if anyone knows them: more…

  • Re: Mandocello vs Irish Bouzouki

    We should just call them Mandouki-o's. Now. That should solve the problem. more…

  • Air?

    Is the original air posted anywhere? This tune has been in my tune book for so long, yet just looking at it now I see it's not the one I was looking for... more…

  • Seamus Ennis

    Is this the same tune Seamus Ennis played on '40 years of Irish piping' under the name Gentle Philip Fahy? more…