Like a limerick, an ‘Eoin’s Poem’ is a type of poem with it’s own distinct structure – in this case 4 stanzas of 4 lines with AAAA… Read more “Eoin’s Poems”
Month: December 2018
Year in Review: Day 5.
In October, Michael Rooney, Niamh Crowley and I finally played a gig together after talking about it for years. Playing Michael’s music in this context was a… Read more “Year in Review: Day 5.”
Year in Review: Day 4.
September brought Theme Night #21 – Duets. It was fun from start to finish – watching many new singing partners coming to terms with each other and… Read more “Year in Review: Day 4.”
Year in Review: Day 3.
Year in Review: Day 3. May brought out end of year Teenage Theme Showcase. Emcee Ollie White chose Fiesta by The Pogues for our best of Irish… Read more “Year in Review: Day 3.”
Year in Review: Day 2.
April brought Theme Night #20 – The Eagles. Dean isn’t always available for theme nights, but when he is he usually blows it out of the water.… Read more “Year in Review: Day 2.”
Year in Review: Day 1.
As promised…my blog will look at some of the musical highlights of the year over the next 6 days. This video was recorded in March. The tune… Read more “Year in Review: Day 1.”
Some Christmas thoughts…
3 years ago, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock wrote an open letter to the next generation of artists. There are some real nuggets contained within – not… Read more “Some Christmas thoughts…”
Introducing Roisin, Erin and Shona…with a version of Verse 2 of Silent Night we put together for the recent Coolera Dramatic Society production of Rumplestiltskin. For the… Read more “Silent Night”
Just like the sign, many people are now on holidays. This blog is going to take a short holiday from writing and over the next week instead… Read more “Holidays”
It’s easier to lose fitness than to gain it. It’s the same with your chops when it comes to music. Whatever your level of playing is, you… Read more “Working out”