Irish Duo Banna de dhá Tops Charts at celticradio.net

Banna de dhá-Tom Morley & Hazel Ketchum

I’ve worked with many bands over the years, from country to swing and bluegrass to chamber music, but my focus over the past dozen years at least has been Celtic and Irish Traditional music. In that genre I’ve enjoyed much success with my Mobile AL-based Celtic/World music quartet Mithril and that’s how many Celtic & Irish . . . → Read More: Irish Duo Banna de dhá Tops Charts at celticradio.net

Positive Reviews for ‘Learn to Play Irish Trad Fiddle’

Irish Music magazine

Less than a year ago, I published my first tutorial Learn to Play Irish Trad Fiddle, a collection of 50 classic Irish jigs, reels, polkas and other tunes with playing hints, counting tips, authentic bow techniques and more, plus a look into the history of many of the tunes. I wrote it for advanced beginner and . . . → Read More: Positive Reviews for ‘Learn to Play Irish Trad Fiddle’

Attend my educational session on Irish Trad fiddling at the ASTA Conference in Atlanta

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It’s been such a wonderful decade or so for me since I became obsessed with Irish fiddling and Irish Traditional music in general. I’ve played with fellow musicians in pubs from Fairhope, Alabama to Washington DC; from Amsterdam to Montreal and beyond.  I’ve traveled around the US performing with my Celtic/World music group Mithril, in small . . . → Read More: Attend my educational session on Irish Trad fiddling at the ASTA Conference in Atlanta

‘Along the Road’ with Mithril-Our New CD

The New CD from Mithril

The New CD from Mithril

Where does the time go? I can’t believe that Mithril is celebrating nearly a decade together. We started as a duo – Andra Bohnet playing Irish flute, whistle, and Celtic harp with me on fiddle, mandolin, octave mandolin and guitar. This was going to be our ‘hobby’ music—just something to play . . . → Read More: ‘Along the Road’ with Mithril-Our New CD

Fairhope Irish Trad Workshop Players upcoming performance @ 5 Rivers

Fairhope Irish Trad Workshop Players in concert 2/20/11

Fairhope Irish Trad Workshop Players in concert 2/20/11

In addition to our bi-monthly slow sessions, the Fairhope Irish Trad Workshop Players have been keeping busy recently. On Feb. 20th we presented our first official concert at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Fairhope (with almost 100 audience members in attendance!) and there was also a  wonderful feature article . . . → Read More: Fairhope Irish Trad Workshop Players upcoming performance @ 5 Rivers

‘The Raven’s Wing’-The New Solo CD from Fiddler Tom Morley is NOW AVAILABLE!

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“I’m best known as a Celtic/folk fiddler these days, but my very first solo CD reflects my long musical journey through almost every genre of music. You might say this album was 50 years in the making, dating back to when I first picked up a violin as a very young lad. I call . . . → Read More: ‘The Raven’s Wing’-The New Solo CD from Fiddler Tom Morley is NOW AVAILABLE!

Trading Licks With Alabama Master Fiddler Jim Brock

Twin Fiddling with Jim Brock

Twin Fiddling with Jim Brock

I traveled to Tuscaloosa this weekend to give another of my Irish Fiddle Workshops to a group of adult players. As I planned my trip north I was certain that the extent of my fiddling there would be the Irish tunes I’d be teaching throughout the day-long workshop. But on the . . . → Read More: Trading Licks With Alabama Master Fiddler Jim Brock