Learn to approach guitar chord choices, voicing and rhythms with an emphasis placed on accompanying Irish tunes. The workshop will look into both standard tuning shapes as well as those in simple Drop D tuning (more common in Irish music settings). Learn to accompany several types of reels and jigs. Learn some chops to make you the hit of your next Irish session!
Jim McVeigh is from Belfast, Northern Ireland and has played extensively throughout Ireland and the British Isles. His background is in Irish traditional music playing Guitar and Bodhran with occasional outbursts of singing. Since coming to the United States in 1993 he has played in the Irish music scene throughout the Midwest and beyond.