Bodhran workshop


Albert Alfonso

Albert Alfonso


McGonigel's Mucky Duck
2425 Norfolk
Houston TX 77098


11:30 a.m. Saturday April 17th 1999


$15, $10 for students


Drummers interested in learning techniques and styles in Irish Music Accompaniment

big plain records is happy to present this workshop by Albert Alfonso, the premier bodhran maker in the United States. His instruments are played in some of today's most prominent celtic bands.. His own innovative playing style has given him the opportunity to accompany many famous musicians. This workshop will allow Houston musicians to experience first hand the man and his drums.

Albert's creativity extends beyond his music into his artwork and his personality. This workshop is sure to be entertaining as well as educational and is likely to be an experience you will remember for some time.

Albert is coming to Houston to perform at The Mucky Duck with Legacy on Friday April 17th. All five members of the band are giving workshops. Please show your support for their generous donation of time and effort by attending their show. Contact the Mucky Duck at 713.528.5999 or visit their website at Their debut CD Navan will be available for sale at the workshops and also at their performance.

This workshop is one in a series providing the Houston Celtic community with access and exposure to some of the many exceptional players in Irish music. big plain records is committed to providing resources for South Texas musicians to increase their skill and enjoyment in Irish traditional music.

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