Bracha’s six comments

  • Citing the Composers of Tunes

    It appears to me, both by title and by content, that there are many tunes here that are not strictly "traditonal" i.e. composer unknown, but are knowh to have been written by a specific musician, either some time ago or recently. Is there any way that a ... more…

  • The Scotsman, or Johny McDonald

    This is my ABC rendition of this wonderful fiddle tune, as played with me in a show here with Dezi Donnelly. I have not found it anywhere on the internet. If someone else knows this tune, I would be very interested in seeing their version, perhaps close... more…

  • Re: Drive. what is it?

    I think drive is all rhythm. I don't mean playing on beat, (That's for granted) but making accompanyment interesting, changing and dynamic - sometimes emphasizing, say, in a reel, the off beats, or one and seven, then five, not always the same beats each... more…

  • This tune is played at the end of a set of jigs I composed, in G, Em respectively. Recorded by Irish Cream with John McSherry on "Irish Cream". more…

  • Re: Irish music in Israel

    Well, here we are on the map! I have been a member for several months, but have not posted comments yet. There is an ever growing group of very dedicated, very professional Irish musicians here, and five different Irish bands. In addition to the Jacob'... more…

  • Irish Cream

    Recorded in May, 2002, this Israeli band features tunes, songs, and original material, arranged by members of the band. Three of the tracks also feature John McSherry, who was hosted by the band in a series of concerts in 2002. more…