Set of the Month, July 2021

Reels: The Banshee / Cooley’s / The Maid Behind the Bar

This savory set of tunes ranges from jaunty major key moods to haunting minor key moods. It is built from three TrailJams Tunes of the Week.

The Tunes

Recordings

A crucial part of learning traditional tunes is listening to them played in the traditional style by a musician. Mekela Rayburn has published a video of her playing the set on fiddle at a modest tempo. Here is a link to her video, as well as to two audio files of the tune with chords.