a small shadow – Remastered!

https://jamesblennerhassett.bandcamp.com/album/a-small-shadow-remastered I composed the music for this album when my two daughters were very young and fascinated with all things around them such as shadows, butterflies, snow, mist, and lots of other stuff in nature.The tracks "Bow By Blow" & "A House Once Proud" feature my late Father Rowland Blennerhassett on Treble Recorder. The album … Continue reading a small shadow – Remastered!

A Gig to remember

What a great night in The Bridge, Castlebar Co. Mayo in the company of Breda Mayock, Robbie Harris and Steve Cooney. A joy to play with these talented people in a very relaxed setting, not forgetting Alannah Thornburgh on Harp who opened the evening with some fabulous playing. https://youtu.be/ypuVSCaW9dE

Relaxation and meditation

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.

Repetition

Another Irish audio visual journey in nature featuring the original music of James Blennerhassett with Seana Davey and Kieran Leonard as "Aisdeoir". This beautiful music focuses on the interaction of a Dingwall six string Bass, Harp, Marimba and acoustic drums also with samples and soundscapes created using Halion and Cubase Pro. ©James Blennerhassett, Seana Davey, … Continue reading Repetition

Dance Among The Snowdrops

Dance among the Snowdrops or alternatively "Come on inside my head...again". Before this crazy Covid19 pandemic descended on us this year most of my recent musical working life was "Drive..Play..Drive..Sleep", whether it was driving to a recording session or to play at a concert or to play at a dance with Derek Ryan. Funnily enough … Continue reading Dance Among The Snowdrops

En Splendo Isoleco (Esperanto) “In splendid isolation”

  En Splendo Isoleco (Esperanto) “In splendid isolation” En Splendo Isoleco, a dream sequence by members of the artistic community  trapped in a  #COVID19 cave of crushing  hopelessness and despair. An evocative soundtrack with a background of incessant dripping water  continually reminding them of  their predicament – eliciting feelings of confusion hurt & frustration,  – … Continue reading En Splendo Isoleco (Esperanto) “In splendid isolation”

The Fairies of Lough Sheelin

When my two daughters were young, we lived in the hills near the Arigna mountains and one our favourite pastimes was to search for Fairies, Elves, Goblins and other woodland beings in the neighbouring forests and around Lough Arrow and Lough Key. The girls loved it and having very active imaginations we could find evidence … Continue reading The Fairies of Lough Sheelin

Come on inside my head…If you dare!

https://youtu.be/ufAcIcvFZ1M Take a trip inside my head for an audiovisual feast of what makes me tick. The music was composed by myself using Cubase pro 10.5 and the video was edited in Filmora 9.3 (thanks to Kieran Leonard for the Drums and Anvils, Enda Dempsey, Kane O'Rourke, Emily Blennerhassett, Shane Mc Gilton, Willie Dunne, Robbie … Continue reading Come on inside my head…If you dare!

A selection of fab recent music videos that I have either made or been involved in starting with…

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnbdOwWf0wW1o6VK0mu2IdJ1M0OtofRS1 Click on the top right hand corner to see moreAlsoPlease like and share, I really appreciate it.

It’s all about the Bass!

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