Harbo’s seven comments

  • Re: Memorizing by Ear!

    Start a session at Penny Lane.....I am in Rocky Hill just a chip shot down rt.9!!! more…

  • Re: Memorizing by Ear!

    There is a session at the Irish American Home in Glastonbury 1st and 3rd Sunday's 4-6. The one on the 3rd Sunday starts with a slow session at 3.They have a website with all the tunes they play with audio, video and notation. There is also a session on s... more…

  • Re: Burke composite penny whistles - I’m seeking a new one…

    I have a carbon fiber whistle from Carbony Celtic Winds. I have had it about 6 months and love it. more…

  • Re: Ornamentation on Whistles

    I am a highland piper as well. A couple years ago on vacation in Ireland I bought a cheap whistle. I was doing OK with it mostly playing by ear. I got the Larsen book last year which was helpful. Earlier this year I joined Blayne Chastains site. It is an ... more…

  • Re: Trad Music in Glasgow

    Thanks everyone... Landed this afternoon.... Caught some interesting piping at George Square (Italian pipes with harp, guitar and whistles!!!)And gonna hit the Islay Inn later!!! more…

  • Trad Music in Glasgow

    I will be in Glasgow for a week in August. Any suggestions on where to go for some trad music. I would mostly be there to listen, but if anyone knows a good slow session I might be able to sit in. more…

  • Re: Irish guitar chord progressions

    I took a great workshop last week at the Saltwater Fest in Portland Maine. The instructor was from The Acadia Trad School from Bar Harbor Maine. He uses drop d tuning and showed me many great chords to accompany trad tunes. more…