nfldbox’s one hundred and four comments

  • Re: Irish B/C learner Acoordion

    The bass issue is a complete non-starter for a starter. Just tell him not to use the left hand and if the right hand gets good move on to another box. If he is just playing Irish there is no question: 1)you don't use the basses to start and 2) once he is ... more…

  • Re: What did you all think of the fleadh in cavan this year?

    My eight year old fiddler busks in Newfoundland and she has been plaguing me to take her to Ireland. I presume she would not busk there but I was wondering if you think it is insane to take a nine year old to Derry in 2013? I would be on my own with her.... more…

  • Re: Bodhran for sale made by Diarmuid O’Kane

    and I am assuming you are in Ireland? more…

  • Re: great Canadian fiddler

    To add a newer one, try Emilia Bartellis, heard on the last recording by the Dardanelles more…

  • Re: Castagnari or Cairdin

    I have had various boxes and a Cairdin for the last four years. It not only is an easy and good sounding box to play, it is the only box on which I have never had to do repairs. more…

  • Re: Button accordion

    Yes to the Hohner. Always a good box to start but see if you can get it from a reputable dealer. A messy box can cause you a lot of trouble starting out. But anyone who deals in boxes will have a couple of used Hohners. Morgane sure but something else wou... more…

  • Re: Another Compass Record sale $5.00

    As a Canadian shopper at Compass I can attest to their speed and professionalism. more…

  • Re: C#D Button Accordion & Comhaltas

    "there are quiet enough of the bc players and they all tend to sound very similar. No offence ." more…

  • Re: Professional players in Fleadh

    Different context but I was once judge for a short story competition , blind judging, and I gave honourable mention to a quite famous author behind a 20 year old starter who won and two others who came second and third, The author came to the awards but ... more…

  • Re: BC Button box advice please

    Having watched the postings for some time, BC box advice from ceemonster is usually worth listening to. And I found the Connolly tutor very good, although to be honest I didn't use it much. I knew enough about the ornamentation before and to my mind that ... more…