is a CD of fiddle music from master fiddle/violin player Jim McKillop.
actually a double CD as it contains
(23) tracks (containing 30tunes) of a variety of musical styles
including Irish & Scottish traditional tunes, beautiful Waltzes,
Irish slow Airs, and American music. Accompanied by guitarist Pat
Conroy (previous accompanist to the late great Sean Maguire) and James
Quinn on Piano/Bass, this CD demonstrates once again why so many people
consider Jim McKillop to have a unique talent for expressive and emotional
playing together with superb technical expertise. For
information on other CDs, please
click on the CDs button on the top of this page, or the button just
professionally produced superb musical documentary on Jim McKillop (duration:
105 minutes), containing 58 tunes covering a variety of musical
styles and filmed in eleven different locations within Ireland, which
includes a full concert in Garter Lane Theatre in Waterford City, Ireland:
Recording Studio sessions, Irish Pub sessions, All Ireland Fleadh street
sessions, workshop sessions and fiddle making.
Accompanying Jim are top class musicians such as Bobby Gardiner
on accordion, Gary O'Briain on piano and mandocello, Gerry (Banjo) O'Connor,
Zoe (RiverDance) Conway on violin, James Blennerhassett on double
bass, John Cunningham and Dick Farelly on guitar, Matt McGranaghan and
other top musicians. Duration: 1 hour and three quarters.
This DVD is available in both PAL and NTSC TV formats to suit most countries.
Click on DVD for more details including
the list of 58 Tunes and mp3 samples. For video samples, click on the
Video Samples button to the right.
watch some samples from the DVD, double click on the icon just below,
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ideal gift for Birthdays, Xmas,
St. Patrick's Day, Thanksgiving
or any occasion.
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aspect of Jim McKillop is his high international reputation as a violin
maker. (Achieving excellence both in violin making and playing is very
rare!) Below is an example of his work as a fiddle maker. Please click
Instruments for further
art of violin making together with a display of rare violins are two
of the non-musical features included in The Floating BowHand video.
on the hands to watch
violin making from the Floating BowHand Video.