Now that we are on the brink of another year’s turn, it seems a good a time as any to refresh your list of bagpiping resolutions. A happy, healthy, and prosperous year to all! The hubbub of the holiday season is over. You can now focus more on bagpipes! Whether or not you are considering […]
“Point zero” is exactly what it implies. It is setting the strength of your drone reeds at the starting point before you begin adjusting for pitch and chanter reed strength.
We all live in our own reality bubbles. We become accustomed to thinking that the way we see things is how they are or how they must be. As active, competing bagpipers, I think we collectively form our own piping reality bubble that influences what we play, what we learn, how we play, and who […]
Raise your glass and toast another St. Patrick’s Day! Do it and then play this slip jig “The Favorite Dram.” This lively tune breaks the “small tunes” rule a bit by being three parts, but what the hey. It harkens to a melody likely played to “Ho Ro Mo Bhobag an Dram,” a Gaelic poem […]keep looking »