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The Talking Bodhrán

When we began designing the BODdrum, we showed Cormac Byrne, whom we knew from the folk music circuit and percussion workshops, an early prototype. He was so intrigued, we let him take it to have a play around. 263 more words


What is a BODdrum?

What is a BODdrum, and what does it sound like?

We started with a traditional bodhrán size and shape, but made it of spun aluminium and fitted a synthetic snare or tom drum head. 160 more words


Demario Davis compares Jets to 2016 Browns: 'It's similar here'

Demario Davis has been here before, last year in fact, on a team that is rebuilding and does not have a lot of talent at its disposal. 191 more words

Jets News And Notes


My best friend Danny passed away this week. He chose St Swithun’s Day to go – perhaps because there is a message in the saint’s story – and Danny was a goldmine for the stories. 336 more words

West Cork Blog

Jets Super Bowl champion Babe Parilli dies at 87

Vito “Babe” Parilli, the backup quarterback to Joe Namath on the Super Bowl III champion New York Jets, died Saturday at the age of 87. 218 more words

New York Jets

Bodhrán Workshop De-Brief

We had a great time and very busy one at the Ely Folk Festival, running our Beginner’s Bodhrán workshop, catching various performances, Morris dancing with Coton Morris Men, and meeting up with collaborators and friends like Cormac Byrne, Evan Carson, Rowan Piggott and more. 156 more words


Distant Kin: The Merging of Celtic and Indian Music

I have been a big fan of Zakir Hussain’s tabla playing since I first discovered him back when I first heard him play in the jazz/Indian group Shakti. 322 more words