RIP Alex Padraig Siday

A tune composed in memory of a wonderful man – a talented fiddle player and regular attendee at our Whickham Workshops for many years.   Lament for Alex Padraig Siday (S. Hardy)   Download the zip file containing the notation (pdf), mp3 and AAC files, or listen below:    

Recordings and new video


Frank and I had a great time during the week we spent performing together earlier in October. All three gigs listed in the previous post were fantastic, each unique in atmosphere but equally enjoyable. The two days in the recording studio with Richard Werner were extremely productive with three full tracks laid down. We also managed to squeeze…