The Mad Major’s four comments

  • Re: Sessions at so-called Irish pubs

    “My point is not about drinking, it is about putting money over the bar.” more…

  • Re: Concertina

    I have been playing two rows, on the row, for years now. I just acquired a three row and am learning the Irish cross row style. Mind boggling at first, but I am catching on quickly! more…

  • Re: Sessions at so-called Irish pubs

    I have started some Sunday afternoon sessions at a few local pubs. The regulars, who were all my friends already, got a kick out of it. I think it is important to make it a fun gig as well. If you want to drink water, then practice at home alone. If y… more…

  • Re: When to start learning to play

    Keyboard and fiddle at a very early age, the bigger instruments once they are physically able to hold them…perhaps 10 or 11 depending on their size. more…