Jumpy jig

Also known as The Jumpy, Patty O’Carrity.

There are 2 recordings of this tune.

Jumpy has been added to 1 tune set.

Jumpy has been added to 10 tunebooks.

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One setting

X: 1
T: Jumpy
R: jig
M: 6/8
L: 1/8
K: Amix
|:f2A ABA|g2f ede|f2A ABA|dfe dBA|
f2A ABA|g2f efg|a2g f2e|dfe dBA:|
|:fAA eAA|fAA ede|fAA eAA|dfe dBA|
fAA eAA|fAA efg|a2g f2e|dfe dBA:|

One comment


A fun tune but I don’t know if it is traditional or not… The only reference I have found to this so far is on Fiddler’s Companion “JUMPY JIG. Canadian, Jig. WMT002, Wendy MacIsaac – “That’s What You Get” (1998?).” Possibly she penned it since they do not include the abc notation.

Here is a YouTube recording of Wendy playing it - starts at about 1 minute in:

And one of the SF Scottish Fiddlers playing it - first tune: