July 12, 2010
This tune is a Laride from Pays Vannetais in Britanny. You can hear this tune on the Kornog's album : Kornog IV.
June 30, 2010
A reel also known as Kerry Reel. Terry was an accordion player from Kerry. I've learned this reel from Lunasa.
June 17, 2010
I've learned this set from Eddie Clarke's Unheard CD, i play each tune one time. The first jig is in E minor and the second one in G major.
June 15, 2010
A popular Hornpipe in D. The Hornpipe refers to several dances played in Britain in the 17th Century. This one is easy to learn for beginners on a D Paddy Richter for example. There is a nice version on the Colm O'Donnell's album : "Farewell to Evening Dances".
June 10, 2010
Two reels played by Jean Sabot from his next CD. The first reel is a composition and the second one is a traditional tune. These tunes are a good example about ornamentation on harmonica. Jean Sabot is a harmonica player from Brittany, his first CD "Harmonica & Fiddle" was out in 1994. You can find more information about him on http://pagesperso-orange.fr/jsabot/ Enjoy !
June 8, 2010
I've learned this reel from Brendan Power's cd : "New Irish Harmonica". I play it in E minor, so you can learn it on a G harmonica. You can find a nice version of this reel on the Matt Molloy, Paul Brady and Tommy Peoples cd or on The Kinnitty Sessions from Lunasa.
June 4, 2010
The Connaughtman's Rambles is a very popular jig. This tune is played in almost every sessions ! You can listen to a nice version in Seamus Ennis' cd "The Bonny Bunch of Roses".
June 1, 2010
Welcome to my Podcast ! You will find here some irish tunes played on harmonica. I play each tune at "normal" speed then slower in order to let you learn it easily. You can leave comments if you have any questions or suggestions. Enjoy !
June 1, 2010
This is a nice jig that, i've learned it from the Chieftains album "One". You can easily play it on a C Paddy harmonica.