https://youtu.be/BqjINJHdMws Blen Bass in Derek Ryan's latest single video "The Cows on the hill"
Come On inside my head..if you dare
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!
The reason why
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
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
My tribute to Christie Hennessy
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
Fanning the frets
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!
The happy gig cycle!
I'm Ready All going swimmingly! NEXT PLEASE 🙂 All photos courtesy of John Finnerty
Classical Country Roads
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.