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Announcing: The Whelan Master Sessions!

John is excited to announce the launch of the Whelan Master Sessions. Upcoming artists include Patrick Mangan and Cillian Vallely, and Joanie Madden and Mirella Murray. Click the Master Sessions link to learn more how about how you can play, listen and chat LIVE with masters of the tradition.

Student Slots Available

John has student slots available for anyone interested in learning the button accordion; email him at for more information.

John also teaches the essence of the music, through rhythm and phrasing, for any instrument.

“Taking Time” Slow Sessions

Every Wednesday, John hosts a free “Taking Time” slow session on Zoom. Everybody is welcome to enjoy playing favorite tunes at a comfortable tempo. John sends out the Zoom link and tune list every week, so make sure to sign up for his newsletter so you can join in.

Get a Copy of John’s Latest CD

John’s latest CD, Passage of Time, features 33 original compositions, some of which have been featured on popular television series like “Sex and the City.” Click the links below to read a review of John’s latest work.

To purchase an autographed copy of this CD directly from John, email him at


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    Wild Atlantic Music Tour

    John will be bringing a group of people to Ireland in 2021 in conjunction with Wild Atlantic Music Tours. John is proud to be part of these exceptional tours with such luminaries as Kevin Crawford, Séan Tyrrell and Blackie O'Connell.

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    to download the details of the exciting events, sessions and special guests in John's tour itinerary, or visit the Wild Atlantic Music Tours website to book your seat on the tour.