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acoustic fingerstyle guitar & songs
I’m delighted to announce that following the CD reissue last year of my eponymous debut album, Seelie Court Records have now released it on vinyl. It is widely available in stores and online and I also have limited number of copies to sell on my own little store here via this link. You can read […]
Delighted to announce that my 1967 LP, Dave Keir, has finally been re-issued on vinyl courtesy of Seelie Court Records. I am promised some copies and I will make these available here. I will let you know when I get them.
Yeah.. well.. An early version of this was intended to be a song back in the day. There were lyrics. I remember that during a holiday in Rome, Italy, some years ago wandering around the city with the tune in my head working on them. The rhymes… the “scanning”. Some musings on dancing were part […]
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Well that sounds easy enough. Pick up the guitar and practice.. Well. what do you practice? In my view there – and I admit I say this as a performer – are two types of guitar practice. On the one hand there is the work to get stuff “under the fingers”. That is to say, […]
Back in 2007 I wrote about this subject. You can read that post here. Since then there has been, what seems to me, an increasing willingness of people – I’m thinking here of famous people in the entertainment industry of sports – to “come out” and discuss their experience with depression and it’s insidious sister, […]
The following took place in the summer, but it has stuck in my mind. One afternoon, I was laying back resting on my bed after some exercises or guitar practice (can’t remember which) and there was this fly battering against the window. This is not so unusual. A barrier of glass against the open sky […]
Have a listen here. Would I call this contemplative? Or merely a musical musing around a couple of keys? C minor is a strange key for any fingerstyle guitar player to wander about in. But, hey, I was able to find an escape route. Clearly this could never have been a song and was never […]
Just to let you know that the guitar scores of my Outros are being published and are available to buy from Sheet Music Plus and other online outlets. Whoopee! Click this link to browse.
Here’s a jaunty little tune! Fun to play and, I hope, just as much fun to hear. Again, the piece is working together of a couple of things that I came across separately although, more or less, during the same few weeks. The first tune that you hear did have some lyrics attached but I […]