Jacob

Virtually everybody loves music, loves listening to it, loves playing it, loves exploring it or just loves being around others who do. Great artists come and go from our attention, from my attention, as whims and tastes change but every once in a while someone comes out of nowhere and changes everything. I discovered Jacob […]

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Fiddle Chicks Part One, Emma Luker

Friday night at the Wheatsheaf Hotel we experienced a double, double treat of local Adelaide musicians and folk music with the combined talents of the Fiddle Chicks, Emma Luker and Dee Trewartha and the trad music duo of Ray Smith and Kerryn Schofield. Apologies for the labels guys! More photos to follow but first of […]

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The Whistle Master

I once thought the Irish tin whistle was nothing more than a child’s toy. I really could not take seriously that a simple metal tube and mouthpiece, costing less than $10 from a store could produce such a magical sound. Over the last few years I have been spending more and more time with and […]

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It’s All ‘Bout the Pipes, ‘Bout the Pipes, No Strings

Thanks to two wonderful friends Gavin and Kate I have been introduced to the world of pipes and piping and will never look at or listen to a piper or a pipe band in the same way ever again. I’ve watched the two of them develop from clumsy novices to performing in last year’s Edinburgh […]

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