How to play bagpipe in a male band

How to be a bagpipe bandleader article When you’re a guy in a band, how do you learn to play a bagpiper?First, you gotta learn how to play.If you want to be able to sing in front of a crowd, it helps to know how to do that.That’s why you need to be willing to […]

How to make the ultimate inflatable bagpiper, as seen on YouTube

Inflatable bagpipe makers in South Korea are having a field day making these tiny pipes from plastic and metal.They are now selling for more than $30,000 apiece on the online marketplace.There are some who call these pipes the most beautiful on the planet.A recent YouTube video shows an inflatable plastic bagpipe made by the Korean-based […]

How to Build Your Own Bagpipe Case from Bagpipers

This article was originally published on March 2, 2018.It was updated on May 26, 2018 to reflect the latest information on the bagpipe hobby.For more great articles on the craft of the bagpiping pipe, check out the links below:

How to listen to the best bagpipers

When you’ve played a bagpipe in your life, chances are you’ve heard the words, “the best.”And you’ve probably wondered, “Why are there so few good ones?”The answer to that question is, really, that there aren’t.There are, of course, a lot of good bagpiping players around.You have, say, the talented, talented and talented but underappreciated, Robert […]

Which bagpipe players are worth listening to?

It’s a great time to be a musician in Australia, and there are plenty of bagpipes to be heard around the country.Here are the 10 best performers of 2018 so far. Here’s a list of some of the top performing instruments in Australia.Bass, guitar, electric guitar, brass, mandolin, banjo, banjoleer, trombone and clarinet: Here are the top […]

How to create a new style of bagpipe with Ag Barr (UK)

You might not have noticed it, but the bagpipers at Ag Barr are a big deal in the bagpipe scene.From the simple to the very intricate, there’s something for everyone.The British Bagpipers have their roots in the 1950s, and the brand has had some notable hits in the past few decades.But what about the old […]

Pompous Bagpipe Singer’s ‘Going Home’ Is the Most-Watched Bagpipe Performance in History

The pompous bagpipe performance of one of the greatest bagpipers of all time has been dubbed “going home” by the BBC.The award-winning performance by George Martin has been played on BBC Radio 5 live since 2012 and it has been broadcast by millions of listeners worldwide.The BBC has also broadcast the performance on its flagship […]

How I Got My Bagpipe Music from My Grandfather (Part 3)

This article is part of the series “How I Got my Bagpipe Musically from My Granny”.It is an excerpt from my book “How to Get Bagpipes.”You can buy the book here.In this first installment, I talk about my grandpa, who lived a full life of music. My grandfather, a musician by profession, had two main musical […]

Guitarist and composer Michael Moro is a ‘black rock god’ – The Guardian

The son of Mexican immigrants, Michael Moros music is rooted in his mother’s love of rock, and its often influenced by the music of her ancestors.“My mother’s influence is a lot more on the soul of the music than anything else,” Moro said in a phone interview with The Guardian.“It’s not so much my mother’s […]

How to win the Bagpiper Challenge: Week 1

A bagpipes Dayton Ohio concert will not be the only event that will have a bagpipers presence.On Saturday, August 30, a special Bagpipers Day will be held in the Ballroom at The Palace of Music at Dayton, Ohio, the same venue that has hosted some of the greatest musical acts of all time.The show will […]