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Daddy Long Les

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About Daddy Long Les

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    Chatty concertinist
  • Birthday 01/29/1953

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    http://www.daddylongles.com

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    Male
  • Interests
    English concertina, Anglo concertina, melodeon, harmonica, frailing banjo, guitar, mandolin, cigar box guitar (diatonically fretted).
  • Location
    Essex, UK

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  1. I’m looking for a used Rochelle or similar in good condition. All my concertinas have the Jeffries layout so I simply want a cheap 30 button instrument with the Wheatstone layout to make sure that the versions of my pieces with that set-up are correct. Les
  2. Since last year I have been developing my own version of tablature in order to give anglo concertina lessons to players of all tunings. I am now happy to say that I have several of these lessons available on my website http://www.daddylongles.com Some lessons are aimed at beginners whilst others will suit improvers. Of course this won't appeal to folk who prefer dots (musical notation) for everything and I still have my original lessons available. Initially, I developed this tablature to save me some time. Before this, every time I came up with a new tutorial for the anglo
  3. Thanks. I’ve made contact. Really kind of you to let me know! Les
  4. I’m looking to buy a Concertina Connections Elise Hayden Duet concertina in good condition. I’m not too bothered about cosmetics but I don’t want to have to spend any money on getting it fettled (tuning etc.) Please send me a message if you have one to sell. UK only please. Les
  5. YouTube video This is my review of the concertina that I recently bought from David Robertson. I hope you like it and find it interesting. If, like I was a few weeks back, you are contemplating the change from decent hybrid to this kind of instrument, this might help you make up your mind! Les
  6. Looks like one that Gear 4 Music sell. Not sure what the quality would be like.
  7. I started with a CG but wanted the lower pitched GD. I have had no problem paying the same tunes on both.
  8. Hi Roger, I would think that this piece is in A minor - the relative minor of C major. Regards Les
  9. Hi John, I'm in Rayleigh, Essex and would be happy to teach you if you can't find anyone nearer. Les
  10. Hi Dave, Good point - on my website there is a link to a performance video - this one:- https://youtu.be/O2m7iRNrUvQ Thank you for your kind comment and suggestion. Les
  11. I have posted a brand new video tutorial for this brilliant tune. You can see a clip from the tutorial here:- https://youtu.be/KRlpS0yIJV8 You get access to the full length, unlisted You Tube video, four pages of sheet music and a full set of instructional notes - all for just £10 and available instantly. I teach you how to play the famous A part that we all know plus the lesser known B and C parts. Two camera angles and slow and careful, bar-by-bar instruction will ensure that you understand exactly what to do which is perfect for the beginner or improver. Go to www.daddylong
  12. Hi, I have uploaded this tutorial to my website. You can see an excerpt here:- https://youtu.be/wp532bEe9Kc Filmed on two cameras in full HD, the video has clear bar-by-bar instructions ideal for a beginner or improver. If you want to find out how you can get hold of this tutorial along with the sheet music, full instructional notes plus loads of other learning resources including a tutor booklet go to www.daddylongles.com/videolessons ​Everything is available for immediate access over the internet - no waiting for CDs or DVDs. Thanks for looking! Les
  13. Hi, This is just to let you know that I am now giving lessons on the English and anglo concertina in Rayleigh, South East Essex. I am happy to teach all beginners on these instruments as well as melodeon (DG,GC,C,ADG and GCF) and clawhammer (frailing) banjo). I am able to video your lesson or do an audio recording for you if required and you will be able to view/download these later on during the same day as the lesson. I am a very experienced teacher with over forty years experience teaching one-to-one. Please get in touch if you're interested and we can discuss times and
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