I had the pleasure of meeting and playing with the great Larry Gatlin last night at the Irish TV awards in Armagh, one of the most positive and inspiring people I have met with a great non cynical outlook on life and music, refreshing! Why didn't I check my glasses were straight 😦
Ray Lynam and the Hillbillies
This autumn sees a welcome return of the legendary Ray Lynam and the Hillbillies for a reunion concert tour of Ireland. Definitely not to be missed if you're a fan of class country music. http://youtu.be/2Nkg6EJcW0o
Doing what I do on a Sandberg Bass!
Photograph courtesy of Ger Duffy © Ger Duffy 2015
Man and Bass!
My inspiration as a young Double Bassist…Ron Carter
Balsawood, tissuepaper & dope!
I was watching James May's TV programme the other night about trying to break a world record by flying a freeflight model glider across the English channel and it stirred up several emotions in me both happy and sad. Sad because my Father is no longer here but has been gone to the great hobby … Continue reading Balsawood, tissuepaper & dope!
An Caladh nua…with Bass !
Very shortly I will be launching a "Fundit" campaign to raise money in order to publish the first in a series of original Pictorial Audio Fairytale Books comprising original music, words and graphic illustrations by myself, my sister Susan and her husband Vitya. The first book is called "Todalie" and here is a sample of … Continue reading A preview
The expression is everything!
Playing at "Stars turn out for Gaza" in the Olympia theatre, Dublin. Photographs courtesy of © Niall Fennessy of Live through a lens.com
Another child, another war.
A beautifully moving song by Mick Blake, I have nothing to say except please listen. http://youtu.be/6RBOVMnI3Xg