Tag: Bluegrass music

Memories of Tony Rice and my exploration of bluegrass music

On St Stephen's day, we were notified of the sad news that bluegrass guitarist Tony Rice had passed away. It was strange - I felt so sad, although I've never known him, met him, or even had any particular connection to his playing style. Still, it's like I sort of...

Me and my guitar, first week of 2021

Years ago, when I was very much into English folk music and tried to play the melodeon (if you're Irish, in the English context it's the 2-row accordion, but tuned D/G), a new friend of mine had started her YouTube channel where she documented her journey of learning to...