Latest Blog Posts from Luke Daniels

Brothers of the Free Reed La Gitanne

This is me getting out classed by Dermot Byrne on a practice run of La Gitanne, a tune Dermot suggested we attempt for our concert at Celtic Connections back in January.

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Brothers of the Free Reed

blog14 Brothers of the Free Reed - Baltic Arrival by Tim Edey with Dermot Byrne and Tim Edey

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IMBOLC Festival Bandcamp

A great composition by Cumbrian fiddler Ada Hield

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In Our Hearts

Solo version of an original song from What's Here What's Gone

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Revolve & Rotate with Polyphon

Live excerpt of my own piece for melodeon and polyphon called Revolve & Rotate.

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Strange Power with Niall Murphy

An original song about different forms of addiction and the internal battles we can all have at some level with compulsion and denial

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The Parable of the Three Servants

Have you ever wondered what a talent is worth in today’s money?

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Impromptu Reels with Niall Murphy

A couple a well known session tunes featuring fiddler Niall Murphy.

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Only Love I'll Leave To You with Niall Murphy

Before you reach for a rolled up copy of the radio times to beat yourself up even further, take some solace in the reality that giving our children our time and love this Christmas is perhaps the best gift we can share.

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Carolan's Concerto with Niall Murphy

The opening tune is probably the best known tune written by Turlough O'Carolan and the second is an original tune which features on an instrumental album featuring Aidan O'Rourke, Mike McGoldrick & John Doyle.

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Canadee IO with Nancy Kerr

A live excerpt this week of my version of Canadee I O with polyphon machine and a special guest Nancy Kerr

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All My Dreams Part 2

This week we’ve been looking at a song of mine called All My Dreams and in this short video I just run through the chords for you.

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All My Dreams

Live version of song recorded for album What’s Here What’s Gone released in 2014

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Hank pt.2

Basic chord shapes for Greg Troopers song 'Hank'.

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Greg Trooper's Hank

Short excerpt of Jersey born Greg Trooper's song Hank

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Sun Stations pt.2

Short description of the ornamentation used in this original tune in the how to section of this week's video blog

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Sun Stations

Short performance of an original tune played on the melodeon from 2012 album Sleeping Giants

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Way Back Home pt.2

Description of how to play the guitar intro to a track from my 2014 album What's Here What's Gone

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Way Back Home

Live taster of track of a song from the album What's Here What's Gone

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How to Play Baker Street Like Nic Jones pt.2

Here I am showing the right hand pick and flick part with the chords and overall song structure

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How To Play Baker Street Like Nic Jones

Here I am performing my version of the popular Jerry Rafferty Song Baker Street using a style of folk guitar playing made famous by Nic Jones

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