Skip to Content

Welcome to Good Tunes

David De Santi has been accumulating ‘good’ tunes for over 30 years and wants to share them! He has been involved in performing and publishing for just about as long as that.

This website has information how to get the music and where to play it. You can purchase collections of folk music tunes from around the world here.

There are also chances to play at Good Tunes sessions at Australian Folk Festivals and venues hosted by David De Santi. Regular fortnightly (free) Good Tune Sessions are at The Burrow in West End, Brisbane.

2021 GOOD TUNES SESSIONS
Monday nights – The Burrow

The session returns to The Burrow, West End, Brisbane on 15 February, 2021!

Bring an acoustic instrument to play. Sheet music with simple melody lines and chords is provided. Starts at 7.30pm. More details below.

And bring your friends if they just want to listen and enjoy the atmosphere, food and drink.

Facebook Event for 2021 Sessions at The Burrow, West End

COMING SESSIONS

  • 7.30pm Monday 10 May (note 26 April is cancelled as the venue is closed for the ANZAC Day public holiday).
    SESSIONS WILL RETURN TO THE BURROW, WEST END Facebook Event
  • remaining 2021 dates for sessions at The Burrow Facebook Event
15 February 1 March 15 March 29 March 12 April
26 April (cancelled Public Holiday) 10 May 24 May 7 June 21 June
5 July 19 July 2 August 16 August 30 August
13 September 27 September 11 October 25 October 8 November
22 November 6 December 20 December    

HOW IT WORKS

  • BYO acoustic instrument to play wide range of traditional style folk tunes from around the world.
  • We’ll play through jigs, reels, polkas and waltzes and more from all over the place including Ireland, Scotland, Italy, Spain, France, Quebec, Australia, England, USA, and Scandinavia. You can see a sample of the tunes at: http://www.goodtunes.com.au/
  • All levels of musicians are welcome to join in..
  • The aim is to have fun and get everyone playing
  • There will be copies of the Good Tunes Book (with 157 tunes) to use.
  • The tunes are written as single line melody and with guitar chords.
  • You can also just use your ear if you wish.

PURCHASE BOOKS AND CDS

Check the STORE to purchase hard copy of tunebooks or purchase PDF e-books here.
Hard copies are also available at the sessions.

STOP PRESS: The Good Tunes CD (Volume 1) is now available with 40 tunes from the Good Tunes Book! Each tune is played twice so it will be a great way to learn and hear the tunes. CLICK HERE TO BUY

Further information from David De Santi EMAIL
Keep up to date on news and events on the FACEBOOK PAGE

SIGN-UP FOR REGULAR NEWSLETTERS

The Burrow Session Dates – 2021

15 February1 March15 March29 March12 April
26 April (cancelled Public Holiday)10 May24 May7 June21 June
5 July19 July2 August16 August30 August
13 September27 September11 October25 October8 November
22 November6 December20 December