Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Merry Christmas to all Bouzouki players and to everybody else, too

And so this is Christmas again.

I wish all of you a merry Christmas and a happy new year.

I hope to find many interesting things to present and long to hear from you. So please comment!

All the best


Monday, 22 December 2008

Irish Reel and Jig

Craigtoo is showing his right hand technique in the first video. Later on you can see his left hand technique, too.

In the second video you can watch him playing a jig.


Craigtoo is playing an O'Carolan tune on his MacDonald 5 course zouk he learned from Roger Landes. No more information available.

Saturday, 20 December 2008

Heather Frahn

Another female singer and bouzouki player. Heather is a sound artist, vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter from Australia. For more info look at her website:

Thursday, 18 December 2008


What a great singer and player. I really like his playing of the cittern (a Fylde, isn't it?) and his singing.
The Black Leg Miner

Rothbury Hills, Hesleyside Reel

Boys of Blue Hill, Harvest Home

Redesdale Hornipe, Because he was a bonnie lad

Sunday, 14 December 2008

Linde Nijland & Bert Ridderbos live on Indian TV

A live broadcast of Linde Nijland & Bert Ridderbos, a folkduo from the Netherlands (I think) anouncing their concert in Deheli on Nov 3rd. This was part of their tour through Serbia, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan and india to Bhutan.

You can find more information about their journey at their blog:


Another fine Video:

Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Andy Irvine - Erin Go Bragh

This is the opening song of his concert in NĂ¼rtingen, Germany on Nov. 22nd 2008. It was a great night, Andy played as good as ever. So I hope you enjoy this video.