Jimmy B’s eight hundred and twenty-two comments

  • Re: What are we suppose to say to these people?

    Sorry, Wyogal, I shouldn't assume gender. 🙂 more…

  • Re: What are we suppose to say to these people?

    I'm with Wyogal on this. I know the mustard board is filled to the eyeballs with curmudgeons who would rather disdain, well, just about anybody, let alone somebody who "used to play but doesn't anymore," but I think he does have a point. While there is no... more…

  • Re: bodhran question

    @ Worldfiddler: I was being a bit caustic there. My sentiments are more along yours, actually. more…

  • Re: bodhran question

    Haven't been around in a while. I see nothing has changed. There's something at once disturbing and comforting about that. more…

  • Re: McDonalds

    Why are we assuming the OP is talking about the fastfood chain? It could be the name of a pub that serves food, you know. more…

  • Re: Electric Bass at session

    There's a reason why the Bothy Band, Planxty, Dervish, etc. don't have bass players. more…

  • Re: Unpaid vs. Paid Sessions ~

    I suppose if a proprietor wants to pay somebody to run a session because he/she wants to have sessions in his/her establishment, that's his business. That's one way to encourage a session in the place, while giving free drink and/or food to the participan... more…

  • Re: The meaning of "beginner"

    But I will be the first to admit I probably don't know much and for all I know I am a session wrecker. more…

  • Re: The meaning of "beginner"

    A person who genuinely loves the music, and respects the music and the session, regardless of skill level, is, I think, apparent for the most part. I am a novice to be sure, and haven't been to a session in a while, but I've never met anything but welcome... more…

  • Re: John Joe Kelly Bodhran Microphone?

    Ah, the good old SM57. That's a gem of a workhorse. Also, just the right frequency response for that kind of thing, hence why they are used over and over for live drum micing. more…