Hi everyone. I hope the summer has been going well. I’ve had quite a few students continuing their lessons through the last couple of months but for anyone staying with the term format we’ll be starting back on the 12th of September. It looks like the coming year will be my busiest yet for teaching … Continue reading 12th September – New Term Start
Here’s an arrangement I did of Fix You by Coldplay for solo guitar. I recorded it as a reference for a couple of students who are studying this in their guitar lessons with me.
Here’s a few pictures I came across of a gig I filled in on guitar for Glassgears ages ago in September. I’m hoping to get out soon and see them play their new songs and longer sets too. Here’s a review of their most recent gig this weekend. Glassgears BelloBar
A few people have contacted me recently asking if I am taking bookings yet for Guitar Lesson places for 2016. Yes I am! Here’s a copy of my leaflet that will be going out in the area over the next couple of days. Also Gift Vouchers will be available. Always a good idea for that … Continue reading Updates!
Today is due to be one of the busiest shopping days running up to Christmas so I thought I’d put together a list of 5 simple gifts you could give to a guitarist friend this year. Obviously they’d just love a shiny new American made Gibson or Fender guitar but lets stick within the realms … Continue reading The Top 5 Christmas Gifts for Your Guitarist Friend
Best comment ever by a student struggling on a chord in beginning guitar class…”no wonder they call this the F chord.” — Michael Nigro (@NigroGuitar)
Loads of my students will find this series of videos really interesting. Guitarist Matt Sweeney interviews some very well known guitarists and asks them to show some of their ‘Guitar Moves’. They also talk about how each of them started to play the guitar. My favourites in the series are Episodes No. 3 (Josh Homme), No. 5 … Continue reading Guitar Moves
This is from aaaaages ago. I thought I had posted about it here but it was stuck in the drafts folder. My guitar playing got a mention when I played as part of the BeatleMania2 charity night in Blanchardstown, a long time ago. Better late than never. http://issuu.com/uandimusicmagazine/docs/beatlemania_2
Listen to the latest broadcast of my radio show, In Context, which goes out on Phoenix FM 92.5FM in the Dublin area every Friday evening at 8.30pm. It’s got some good music in it. Croupier, Chequerboard and 3epkano are some of them.
Tonight is the very first broadcast of my new Radio show – In Context. My show will be looking at contemporary classical music and all of the related genres linked to it so you could hear solo piano music, orchestral, alternative band music and electronic music too. On tonights show I have a feature interview with Fergal Dowling … Continue reading In Context – My New Radio Show