Last Night at the Swannanoa Gathering

Had an excellent time jamming at the Swannanoa Gathering last night.  Got to see some old friends, meet some folks who read this blog (That was fun!).  Before I knew it, I looked at the clock and it was 12:58 in the morning!

Stu (octave and mandolin player) pulled out Devanney’s Goat, which I learned with him in David Surrette’s class two years ago (and promptly forgot the week after).  He’s inspired me to learn it and commit it to memory this time.  I’ll have it for next year Stu!

Anyway, looking forward to more playing with new and old friends this week.  In the meantime, here is a recording of two tunes that are great paired together.  It’s just the octave mandolin and a metronome.  Enjoy!

PS- If you read this blog often, send me a note and I’d like to find you on Facebook.  I enjoy meeting people who benefit from this little project.  Thanks for all your support.

2 thoughts on “Last Night at the Swannanoa Gathering

  1. Great information and motivation for OM! I am a friend of Stu’s and was at Celtic Week, but didn’t jam. I have a 2008 Trillium OM and a 1982 Flat Iron bouzouki.

    • We may have met before. Were you there last year too? I think I remember sitting on the Rock Wall and playing a bit together with a larger group. Thanks for tuning in!

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