There is a new session starting up on January 31, 2013 at Salt Hill Pub in Hanover, New Hampshire from 6-9pm. Hope to see you there. … More A new session in town
Find out where all the sessions are around New England! … More The Last Irish Sessions of the Year
One of the things I love about this music is that it brings people together. Especially traditional music, the greats are easily accessible and are willing to share tunes, tips, tricks and stories. It’s what makes this music special. Recently, I’ve been struggling with my playing. I feel like I have reached the point where I’m just … More 3 Practice tips to improve your playing
How much should you practice your instrument in a given week? … More I can go for miles and miles and miles
This weekend I was reminded once again just how lucky I am to have music in my life. I had a little session after the session party on Saturday with close friends, great music and beautiful scenery. Thanks to all who came over. Here are some pics from the party: Thanks to all who came … More A little night music
This weekend is the last Irish Session at Ri Ra for the Summer. Hope to see you there. Visit sessionobsession.org for the latest updates on sessions in Vermont. … More Good night and joy be with you all…
Recently, I bought the book The Power of One, not just because someone recommended it to me, but because I like the title. It’s kind of like buying a bottle of wine because I like the label. What can I say, I’m a sucker for packaging. I have been thinking about this title and those words … More The Power of …Two
Next week I’m heading to Connecticut to see my beautiful little niece perform in a ballet recital (yes, this is a picture of her, isn’t she sweet?). When I was her age I was also a little ballerina and had to perform in recitals such as this. As you can imagine, I am thrilled to see her … More How sessions are like a ballet performance.
Well, it’s not really the last dance but I had to use that headline in honor of Donna Summer who passed away last week. RIP, my disco queen, RIP! It is however, the last session at Ri Ra. But only for the month. This past Sunday a handful of musicians came out for the last session … More The last dance
Once, while waiting for a session to begin, I overheard someone at the table sitting next to me explaining to her friend what a session was. “It’s where a bunch of musicians get together and practice,” she said. Practice, hmm…Interesting observation. If you’re an avid reader of my blog, chances are you not only know … More Irish sessions – practice or performance?