Tag Archive: bagpipes

May 13

JONATHAN BUTLER PLAYED MY GUITAR

JONATHAN BUTLER PLAYED MY GUITAR The moment I decided to become a musician I have been thinking a lot lately about the importance of mentors and role models. How we meet certain people and they have a life changing effect on us. Over the next few blogs, I would like to tell you about some …

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May 02

IF YOU CAN PLAY IT SLOW,YOU CAN PLAY IT FAST.

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  IF YOU CAN PLAY IT SLOW,YOU CAN PLAY IT FAST. IF YOU CAN PLAY IT FAST DOESN’T MEAN YOU CAN PLAY IT SLOW. I was taught the bagpipes as a school boy by a wonderful man.Pipe major Alan Watters  (P.M. 1st battalion Black Watch 2nd world war) In the near future I will post …

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Apr 26

IS THERE ANY REASON TO BE PLAYING AN UP TO DATE REPERTOIRE?

IS THERE ANY REASON TO BE PLAYING AN UP TO DATE REPERTOIRE?   Over the years there has always been and underlying perception or even pressure to be playing an up to date repertoire. In other words catering for a younger audience. Unless you are playing in a venue whose profile is a mid twenties …

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