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Tony McManus and Julia Toaspern: “Bonnie Jean”

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Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor sings and plays a Robert Burns song with fiddler Julia Toaspern.

by Dan Gabel
January 03, 2019

While he was in the San Francisco Bay Area hosting his weekend guitar retreat, Peghead Nation Celtic Guitar instructor Tony McManus played a house concert with fiddler and guitarist Julia Toaspern in San Anselmo, California.

In this video, Tony and Julia sing and play a song based on poem by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.

To study guitar with Tony, enroll now in his Celtic Guitar course on Peghead Nation, where you’ll learn to play reels, jigs, airs, and other traditional forms, both fingerstyle and with a flatpick. Tony walks you through melodies and shows you how to bring tunes to life with the ornamentation that defines Irish and Scottish traditional music.


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