boxplayer2’s six comments

  • Re: the greatest button box player

    john nolan and joe madden. john has great technical abilities and creativity. Madden had force and heart. if you blend these two, i think you'll have the best box player to exist. needless to say, they both made their own styles more…

  • john's my teacher and i can say he's one hell of a nice guy and an extremely talented box player. Ive yet to hear a better box player more…

  • check out joe burkes version on his CD, the morning mist. no doubt that this is one hell of a box tune. the low notes incorporated into the tune give it a haunting sound if you ask me. more…

  • Re: fancy fiddle tunes

    listen im a box player.....from my playing with fiddlers around new york, the masons apron, jennys welcome to charlie, and the lads of laoise are very popular. some good other tunes i know-paddy ryans dream, bonnie kate/jennys chickens, lord mcdonalds/bal... more…

  • Dublin reel

    i play this reel as a four part with the 1st, 2nd, and 4th being in the key of "G" and the 3rd being in "D". the second part is pretty much the 1st part in a lower octave with a few slight differences more…

  • Re: Accordion Style

    well id like to thank everyone that has commented on my playing (yes even the ones that werent so positive) i like a bit of criticism. I'd like to think that my style of playing is similar to that of the great Galway box player Joe Madden (RIP). Granted I... more…