https://youtu.be/KXatvzWAzLU I can distinctly remember the first time I heard Tubular Bells, it was 1973 and everyone I knew had a copy of this iconic album which for me changed the way I thought about music and playing the Bass, it was so different to anything I had heard before. Now forty eight years later, … Continue reading The reason why
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5h5UX-_Aq18&list=PLnbdOwWf0wW2S2oJHdoKFjpNbLsnw__DZ A series of beautiful audio visual journeys to help with relaxation and meditation by James Blennerhassett, an Irish composer and session musician.
What can I say about "Daisy" my Double Bass. We have been playing on numerous recordings together for more years than I care to remember, including some of Christy Hennessy's most iconic tracks, the original #Galway Girl with #Steve Earle, A man of constant sorrow with Jackson Browne, The Rocky road to Dublin with #The … Continue reading After the Snow
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A short series where I talk about my favourite Basses that I use in my recording session and live work in Ireland, The UK and beyond and of course online. https://youtu.be/pZd7GFi7-Nw
Over a period of several years I had the great pleasure of recording and playing live with one of Ireland's greatest songwriters, the late Christie Hennessy. We also became great friends and I decided that during the Irish Lockdown I would do a tribute to him in my own inimitable way. So to do this … Continue reading My tribute to Christie Hennessy
An online collaboration of like minds to beat the lockdown blues https://youtu.be/mm-pZ3SiWe0 I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan Peter Millar (guitar & vocals) Holywood Richard Nelson (pedal steel) Kinlough, Leitrim Alan Thompson (harmonica) Alicante, Spain Jackie Rainey (guitar, vocals) Belfast Laurence McKeown (drums) Holywood Robert Best (vocals) Holywood James Blennerhassett (bass) Ballybrittas, Laois Emma Doran … Continue reading I shall be released!
Jamming alone together...Never give in! https://youtu.be/App3DsC3gn8 Dingwall NG3 6 and NG3 5 Darkglass Ltd. edition with Elixir strings
A collaboration between myself and Kane O'Rourke to put a smile on your face in this dreadful time. Please share 👍 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_KvfXeJHuNpTibVZovFcSg