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Smash the Windows

Here is another tune from my book that I’m revising. A slightly simplified version replaces a couple of rolls and an idiosyncratic little walk up on the repeat of the B section. I’ve been penciling these changes in for my studio students. Now you can see what I do. The tune is also called Roaring […]

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The Dutchman’s Pipe

This is a jig I wrote recently. I like to play it in a medley with Connaughtman’s Ramble and The Northern Jig. You can download the Dutchman’s Pipe pdf. Inspired by Liz Carroll’s playing of The Northern Jig on the In Play album, I use a long linear figure to connect the parts from low […]

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Ten Penny Bit

Two bits, four bits, six bits, a dollar. These bits were parts of a dollar, pieces of eight. Each one was worth about 12.5 cents. When one of them got really worn, you had a Ten Penny Bit. Download the tune as a pdf file. This jig is a popular session tune. Another such jig […]

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