Sometimes when you get the call, it’s time to drop everything and strap on the P Bass. Yessir, my old friend Mike Kane was back for a holiday from NZ and rallied the troops for a night of loudness, poses and guitar Olympics in Jackie’s Rendezvous bar in Sligo last Friday. It was great to […]
Just took delivery of my new “Balor” 5 string Bass from Emerald guitars. It’s even nicer than the one I used in the You Tube video and I have used Flatwounds on this one. A beautiful big round tone with no fret noise, and it’s loud without plugging in, can’t wait to use it on the Daniel […]
For my Bass anorak friends, here’s my setup for the Daniel O’Donnell live gig. Sandberg TM (J Bass)and VS (P Bass) California series 5 string Basses. Emerald 5 string acoustic Bass (see video – photo to follow). Yamaha SB200 Upright Bass. Strings by D’addario. Bassics BPA-1 preamp, Tech 21 VT preamp, TC hall of fame reverb, […]
Daniels new band in full swing at the INEC, Killarney.
Too much fun obviously, whatever happened to the scowling serious musician look! Ah, there’s one :-I Thanks to Geoff Morgan for the photographs 🙂
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 😦
Sandberg Bass at the ready for the Irish TV awards show on Sky 191 tonight.
Nearest I ever got to a Hurling pitch 🙂 The A team busily preparing to back hosts of stars at the Tipp FM 25 year celebration concert in The Dome at Semple stadium, Thurles.