Apr 30, 2017

Category Archives: Recording

New Album with Tommy Emmanuel and Ian Cooper

New Album with Tommy Emmanuel and Ian Cooper

We recorded with T.E. last year. Ian Cooper thought it was a great opportunity to get me and Tommy in the studio with him while we were both in Sydney. We also had Nigel Date (Guitar) and Alex Boneham (Double Bass) with us. The album is called JUST PASSING THROUGH and you can find out all about…Continue Reading

Recording Day

Recording Day

We had a great time recording today. It was especially nice to do something with the drums. Andrew Dickeson; legend took care of that for us. Chris O’Dair played tenor, Stan Valacos at the bass and Nigel and I on guitars. We did most of it it in one take and had some great feeling…Continue Reading

Datefingers CD for Download

Datefingers CD for Download

We recorded our latest CD entitled Datefingers in November 2011. Guests are Daniel Weltlinger on violin, Andy Firth on clarinet and saxophone and Howard Cairns on double bass. Recording took place over two sessions. One in Melbourne and one in Newcastle. We recorded some material we never played before and experimented with different feels and…Continue Reading

Date Brothers Irish Recording

Nigel was in Ireland playing some gigs with me in 2006. We recorded a classic album with some classic Irishmen. The music was old Irish-American music recorded with different instrumentation involving two guitars, double bass, piano accordian, lap steel, bazouki and vocals. The bandleader was Jimmy Crowley. We had a great time recording the album…Continue Reading