Jun 19, 2024

Category Archives: Song

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 approaches to the material. You can hear, buy and download at http://datebrothers.bandcamp.com/album/datefingers

Let us know what you think.



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

Recardo Bossa Nova

We recorded this in Melbourne November 2011 with Daniel Weltlinger (violin) and Howard Cairns (Bass) We were inspired by the version recorded by Hank Mobley , Lee Morgan and band. Recardo Bossa Nova Right or control click to download Here is a pdf chart of the head with the changes. Recardo Bossa Nova Right or control click to download (Selmers…Continue Reading

La Mer

We recorded this tune with Daniel Weltlinger and Howard Cairns in November 2011.  There are many ways you can harmonize this tune. Here is a chart with some basic changes that you can mess around with. You can do anything with this tune. It makes fore a nice fingerstyle piece, or ballad, or medium swinger…Continue Reading