In the third instalment of my Top Tips for Trad Musicians series, I want to address an issue I mentioned briefly in my previous article that affects a surprising number
Irish music has gained such popularity worldwide that you can now find superb Irish music being played as far afield as China, Japan, Brazil, Australia, all throughout Europe, and of
The Silver Spear is an extremely popular session tune. When you hear it you’ll know why. It’s a glorious reel which can really take flight in the hands of a
Charlie Lennon is one of the most prolific composers within the Irish music tradition and his contribution to the world of Irish music has been invaluable. His music has been recorded
Whether you prefer to strum along to lively Irish dance tunes or to accompany soulful Irish ballads, there’s no shortage of talented Irish bouzouki players to look to for inspiration.
Traditional Irish music has existed in Ireland for centuries. There’s no shortage of fantastic Irish instruments to choose from in this thriving musical scene. I’m frequently asked what the best
I love nothing better than learning a new tune. Exploring how the melody is shaped. How it feels under your fingers. Taking the time to practice and perfect before adding
The Best Beginner Tunes for All Irish Instruments Published: November 5, 2020 Many of our customers are beginners picking up an instrument for the first time. It’s wonderful to see!
Did you know that not all ‘beginner’ tunes are universal? A beginner flute tune for example might be far more challenging to play on a concertina, and vice versa. You
The Best Beginner Tunes for Irish Flute and Tin Whistle Published: November 3, 2020 The first and most important step for any Irish flute or tin whistle player is to