I Thought I should introduce myself having signed up to this list a few
weeks ago. I just started playing the fiddle this past July after a
number of years playing the guitar and more recently the mandolin. I
have the distinct privilege of having one of your own, Philippe Varlet,
as my teacher. What a difference a great teacher makes. I hope he'll
come back after his gig in NY!
I am enjoying the list though being unfamiliar with the intricacies of
Irish music, most of the postings are a bit esoteric to me at this time.
My wife and I are going to Ireland this Christmas / New Years and will
be spending some time in Tralee and Ahakista near Bantry. I am hoping
that someone can give me suggestions as to good places to go to hear