bbarton’s thirty-one comments

  • Re: Tooth Fairy

    André Brunet now performs with the band, Le Vent du Nord. But previously he played in a trio, De Temps Antan, who recorded La fée des dents on a 2010 album, Les habits de papier. Le ruisseau francais (French Creek) is also on that CD -- it's a great alb... more…

  • Re: The Clumsy Lover

    Nice version of this by piper Alan MacLeod on the CD Moonlight Dancers by Bourne and MacLeod in 1992. more…

  • Re: Le Ruisseau Français

    I certainly recognize some faces in there too. more…

  • Re: Le Ruisseau Français

    This tune was also recorded on the album, Les habits de papier, in 2010 by André's band, De Temps Antan. It's a popular session tune in the Ottawa area. more…

  • Re: What is the best tenor banjo

    So many choices... This is a pretty subjective thing as we all have different tastes and expectations of what we want from our instrument. Much of the vintage stuff from the '20s -- the so-called golden age of tenor banjos during the big band era -- are v... more…

  • Re: Dot McKinnon’s

    This tune was recorded by The East Pointers (Tim Chaisson, Koady Chaisson, Jake Charron), from Prince Edward Island, on a self-titled EP in 2014 (unfortunately, no longer available). The tune was composed by a family member, Kevin Chaisson. more…

  • Re: FS: Bacon and Day Special long-scale tenor banjo

    Have you thought of listing it on Mandolin Cafe's Classified or Banjo Hangout/Banjo Buyer's Marketplace with the photos? Might have better luck than with eBay. more…

  • Re: O’Flaherty (Virtual) Retreat

    Already signed up!! I've attended several O'F retreats in the past and can attest to it being the best organized and best run Irish music camp available, at least on the N.A. side of the pond. The organizers of the 2020 virtual retreat have put a huge amo... more…

  • Re: Mandolin make

    Yup, model MT2-O. more…

  • Re: Dervish

    Dervish also at NAC in Ottawa, Ontario, on March 7, and at The Grand in Kingston, Ontario, March 10. more…