Level 3 & 4 Style – Stewart

Video Tutorial with Stewart Hardy

Syncopation in Jigs

“A look at how to spice up your jigs with syncopation, toying with the beat and the listeners expectations (and possibly tripping up the dancers). Joe Scurfield’s ‘I’m Going to Speke’ (marvellous tune, but a gloriously dreadful pun!) will be the used as an example of what can achieved.”



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Audio Files

  • I’m Going to Speke (Full)
  • I’m Going to Speke (Steady)

I’m Going to Speke Zip File – download the notation and audio files together.

Video Tutorial

Please visit the Video Tutorial page for this workshop to work through the tune.