Little drummer boy tin whistle
Drummer Boy of John John by Mark GreenwoodRichie’s Picks: DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN by Mark Greenwood and Frané Lessac, ill., Lee & Low, October 2012, 32p., ISBN: 978-1-60060-652-6
“Winston wandered through the village and followed a goat path to the junkyard at the top of the hill. He sat beneath an old mango tree. Carnival jus’ ain’t right without a roti, he thought. I need a band.
“Winston peeled a mango with his teeth and ate the juicy flesh. Then he hurled the pit into the junkyard. It bounced off a milk can, ricocheted from a biscuit tin, and struck a rusty old paint bucket.
“pong ping pang”
I love books that pour out sound and inspire children to join together and produce rhythm and music, or even just to create a little joyful noise on their own. Back in my days at the preschool, we’d regularly craft drums and other rhythm instruments out of found objects and recycled materials. In those days, I’d often pull out a copy of Quentin Blake’s ALL JOIN IN, which is a treasure chest of onomatopoeia-filled verse about kids playing music, banging on kitchen pans, howling like cats, and marching like quacking ducks.
be doo be dom
tom ping tom pah”
DRUMMER BOY OF JOHN JOHN, a chiming and clanging story set on the island of Trinidad, is similarly filled with joyful music and lots of rhythm instruments including, of course, the steel pan. In addition (see the quote, up top), it provides a great reason to slice up and share some ripe, juicy mangoes with any culturally-deprived kids who have never experienced what is, arguably, one of the ultimate taste treats on God’s green Earth.
Inspired by “the early life of Winston ‘Spree’ Simon,” the author – who is an accomplished drummer himself – cites writings by two of my heroes, Mickey Hart and Pete Seeger, among his sources.
This is a book whose presentation requires some preparation, because you cannot possibly share a book like this and then sit still. You’ll need to gather up some raw materials for creating parade masks and costumes, lots of recyclables for making rhythm instruments and, definitely, a limbo pole. Then get ready, ‘cuz it’s parading and Carnival time!
Richie Partington, MLIS
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Rylie Marie & Brynn Marie duck whistle Little Drummer Boy
Tin Whistle – The Little Drummer Boy
Brendan O'Connor has being playing music since he was 6 years old. He began playing traditional Irish music on the accordion and tin whistle being taught by his grandfather and encouraged by his parents. In a family of 5 children who all played, performing began at an early age. This was the beginning of a life spent playing and ultimately writing, recording and producing music of all types. He spent a number of years fronting an Irish Fusion band called Gliondar, touring all over Ireland and travelling abroad to England and Holland.
Lovely to have Packie back with us! At the national Folk Music Festival in April he was his old ebullient self, telling tales to charm the hind leg off a donkey and showing a previously unknown talent for writing 'old traditional songs' sung beautifully by young singer Breda McKinney whose family hails from Donegal. This CD is released to celebrate Packie's appearances at Sidmouth in the summer and hopefully some London clubs in the autumn. Packie's side-splitting story telling is legendary but the CD concentrates on his fine singing and whistle playing in recordings made between and when he was in his prime. Packie's quietly understated style subtly brings out the drama of a bitter song such as McCaffery or the tragic ballad Rich Man's Daughter and well suits the melancholy of Lament to the Moon or the drawing room piece Where is My Norahl which in his rendition avoids sentimentality.
Joy to the World is the first Christmas album and seventh overall studio album by American country music singer Faith Hill. It features the U. A couple tracks from Joy to the World have been available as free downloads as part of special promotions. In late November, for a limited period of time, " Joy to the World " single was available for free digital download as part of a "holiday mixtape" created by Oprah Winfrey. The album was also promoted by a concert appearance on PBS Soundstage. PBS said of the album,. It is a loving tribute to both the spirit and the music of Christmas, one that pays homage to the classics.
music notes for newbies: Little Drummer Boy – Traditional. with note letters for easy fun beginner instrument practice - great for flute, piccolo.
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All the sheet music tabs are for GDAE tuned banjo which is the same as the mandolin and fiddle and the most popular way of tuning. My primary focus will be on beginners and improvers. Most of the songs here are Irish folk and ballad songs with some pop, country and a some Christian songs and Christmas Carols. If your just starting out on the banjo then my advise would be to kick of with some easy to play songs like Belfast Mill and Dirty Old Town. I'll be adding songs over time.
They were a ballad group in the Emmet Spiceland tradition. Between and they recorded three albums for Polydor Records which are now highly prized by folk fans. This was released as a single on Dolphin Records in They made several appearances on RTE television, signed to Polydor in , won the Kilkenny Beer Festival ballad contest in , and recorded their first album Carrig River. Released in , Carrig River is a collection of Irish poems and ballads, many of which had been recorded several times before by various artists over the preceeding years, especially during the ballad boom. What makes Carrig River really stand out is the calibre of the arrangements and the beauty of the vocal harmonies. This album is highly recommended.