Cameron Mather's a Sydney based banjo player and singer. He joined us down the line to talk about the strange, difficult moment we're all facing. About isolation and its challenges; his love of Irish music; hardcore training to compete in the Fleadh; the Sydney session scene and the beauty of being a teacher.
In this episode Cameron plays:
Fredd Finn's / Brady's (Brady's from the playing of John Williams)
Peach Blossoms (Barn Dance)
The First Pint / The Flying Wheelchair (two jigs, from the playing of Kevin Crawford)
Fergal O’Gara’s / The Bag of Spuds / The Boys of ‘45
To follow Cameron on Facebook go here: https://www.facebook.com/tenorbanjocam
To follow Cameron's Sydney Irish music group go here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/435901279930266/
And to follow the Gaelic Club go here: https://www.facebook.com/gaelicclubsydney/
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Right that's it, enjoy!
Darren & Dom
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