https://youtu.be/BqjINJHdMws Blen Bass in Derek Ryan's latest single video "The Cows on the hill"
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!
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
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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
1st. outing on the Dingwall NG3 6 fan fret Bass, what a weapon. For the Bass anoraks like myself the bottom end is soooo good, really punchy sound and it's light...woohoo!
I'm Ready All going swimmingly! NEXT PLEASE 🙂 All photos courtesy of John Finnerty
Great day yesterday recording with the RTE concert orchestra conducted by Gavin Murphy in Studio 1 at the Radio centre. With Shay Byrne as MC we accompanied Sandy Kelly, Ray Lynam and Robert Mizzell performing some of their favourite songs.