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Mar 8, 2019 - 11:55:02 AM

26 posts since 3/5/2019

Thanks for posting I came across a bunch of old banjo books from the 70's that had couple old books of irish jigs but it didnt explain much on right hand techniques.

Mar 19, 2019 - 8:15:29 AM

1398 posts since 4/29/2013

Here’s two more jigs I’ve arranged (The Reverend Brother’s and Sean Ryan’s):


Mar 25, 2019 - 12:12:54 PM

jojo25

USA

1580 posts since 12/1/2004

To riff off of Stephan's line...I love playing jigs and slip jigs (9/8)...I use several approaches... some I fingerpick...Snowy Path being my most recent addition... where I work to play the melody line straight up...some I fingerpick rolling over the chords... some I "pile drive"...like "Calliope House"...where I downstroke hard on the 1 & 4...and some I "wham"... turning my right hand loose to do up and down strokes... the last I learned/discovered on our trip to Ireland and Scotland in '16... doing every tune out of open G tuning... regardless of key...as a typical Celtic "set" is 3 tunes...changing key with each new tune.... sometimes time signatures too...no time to change tuning or banjos

Mar 25, 2019 - 12:13:14 PM

jojo25

USA

1580 posts since 12/1/2004

To riff off of Stephan's line...I love playing jigs and slip jigs (9/8)...I use several approaches... some I fingerpick...Snowy Path being my most recent addition... where I work to play the melody line straight up...some I fingerpick rolling over the chords... some I "pile drive"...like "Calliope House"...where I downstroke hard on the 1 & 4...and some I "wham"... turning my right hand loose to do up and down strokes... the last I learned/discovered on our trip to Ireland and Scotland in '16... doing every tune out of open G tuning... regardless of key...as a typical Celtic "set" is 3 tunes...changing key with each new tune.... sometimes time signatures too...no time to change tuning or banjos

Aug 30, 2019 - 1:45:24 PM

2333 posts since 4/29/2012

Here's a great example of how to do it.
https://www.banjohangout.org/topic/356554

Nov 12, 2019 - 7:40:39 AM
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1398 posts since 4/29/2013

Just to let everyone know I recently finished an Irish CD entitled "Shamrock Clawhammer." It contains 18 tunes with 11 of those being jigs that I've arranged.
 

For physical copies, they are $17 postage paid. Email me here for more info: n_cline1@aol.com

For the digital version, it can be downloaded from one of the following sites or wherever digital music is sold: 

CD Baby: http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/noahcline2

iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/shamrock-clawhammer/1486096977

It can also be streamed via Spotify, and listened to directly on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_ln5QQE3Y3TmiPlK8dSSwLKI3bCftNbWOY
 

Thanks, guys, and I hope you all enjoy it!


 

Edited by - Noah Cline on 11/12/2019 07:41:20

Nov 12, 2019 - 8:39:45 AM
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5549 posts since 3/6/2006

quote:
Originally posted by Noah Cline

Just to let everyone know I recently finished an Irish CD entitled "Shamrock Clawhammer." It contains 18 tunes with 11 of those being jigs that I've arranged.
 

For physical copies, they are $17 postage paid. Email me here for more info: n_cline1@aol.com

For the digital version, it can be downloaded from one of the following sites or wherever digital music is sold: 

CD Baby: http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/noahcline2

iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/shamrock-clawhammer/1486096977

It can also be streamed via Spotify, and listened to directly on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_ln5QQE3Y3TmiPlK8dSSwLKI3bCftNbWOY
 

Thanks, guys, and I hope you all enjoy it!


Sounds awesome - as expected!

Nov 12, 2019 - 9:18:26 AM

1398 posts since 4/29/2013

quote:
Originally posted by Laurence Diehl
quote:
Originally posted by Noah Cline

Just to let everyone know I recently finished an Irish CD entitled "Shamrock Clawhammer." It contains 18 tunes with 11 of those being jigs that I've arranged.
 

For physical copies, they are $17 postage paid. Email me here for more info: n_cline1@aol.com

For the digital version, it can be downloaded from one of the following sites or wherever digital music is sold: 

CD Baby: http://store.cdbaby.com/cd/noahcline2

iTunes: https://music.apple.com/us/album/shamrock-clawhammer/1486096977

It can also be streamed via Spotify, and listened to directly on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_ln5QQE3Y3TmiPlK8dSSwLKI3bCftNbWOY
 

Thanks, guys, and I hope you all enjoy it!


Sounds awesome - as expected!


Thank you, Laurence!

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