Ben Lennon's Bow-hand © Rónán Regan

Fiddle player Ben Lennon from Kiltyclogher in North Leitrim has a particular bowing style for jig playing; old tunes like 'The Geese in the Bog' come to mind. A tight, hoppy rhythm, championed by the North Connacht greats such as Coleman and Kiloran, it's a style that you don't hear too often these days. This tune; composed to pay tribute to the unique lift in Ben's playing; lends itself to this jaunty, jig style.

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Learn to Play C Part 'Ben Lennon's Bow-hand'

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