by Tim Hart
discussion and musical examples of some of the history, technique and
expression related to the oldest instrument in Irish music. Bring a whistle
(key D) if you have one. Handouts will be offered.
"Tim takes this Irish traditional music and
pushes the edges in various ways. Personally, I think this is exactly
what keeps the Irish tradition alive and keeps it dynamic."
-- Andrew Doerr, KCSB 91.9 FM, Santa Barbara
A self-taught musician, Tim Hart has developed a reputation as a unique
talent on the California Celtic music scene, combining time-honored sounds & structure
with new-century sensibilities, at times taking phrasing cues from jazz & swing.
Tim's debut solo CD, Five After Four, was released in 2005. His band
Greenbridge, featuring partners Michael Mullen (Tempest) and Tom Wagner
(Oak, Ash & Thorn), is known for its rich arrangements and innovative
style . Greenbridge can be found online at: www.greenbridge.us .