Get up and dance

Music and dancing have always been a part of my life. As a child, I took ballet lessons and tap dancing, and loved them both. I loved ballet because the dance was so graceful and the music so passionate. I loved tap dancing because I loved the rhythmic sound when the taps hit the floor. … More Get up and dance

Irish sessions: because playing with others is more fun

No matter how many tunes you learn, or how good you play them, it’s always more fun to play with other people. Whether it’s just getting together in someone’s house, performing for an audience or playing in a session, music is a social thing and is meant to be shared. One of the things I love … More Irish sessions: because playing with others is more fun

Outside the circle

When you’re caught up in playing at a session I think sometimes we forget that people outside the circle are actually listening to us and our music makes an impact. A few weeks ago I attended the bi-weekly Irish session at the Jericho Cafe in Jericho. It was a small session but the tunes were … More Outside the circle