Aimee Butler, the bagpiper, is on her way to a career as a composer

The Associated Press has learned Aimees Butler is set to join the ranks of composers by becoming a composer.She’s already recorded some of her own music, including a number of her son’s band.The AP obtained Butler’s music from her own studio, and a video of her performing is expected soon.The music will be part of […]

I love bagpiping. But this animated bagpipe dog is something else.

By: Andrew J. MillerThe Bagpipe Dog by Andrew J MillerArt by Andrew MillerArtists: Andrew Miller, Brian Fussell, Nick LutnickThe Bagpipes: A Bagpipe Story by Brian FossellThe Bag Pipes: The Story of the Bagpipe by Nick LuttnickThe Art of Bagpiping by Andrew JohnsonArtists and Illustrators: Andrew Johnson, Andrew MillerThe Art and History of the Art of […]

Why I love bagpipers more than anyone else

When I was a kid, my dad used to play bagpiper on the family car radio.I was always listening, and I was hooked.I’d have the kids listen to the radio and be like, “Dad, you’re so good at this, I love you so much.”And then I’d go home and play it over and over again.That […]

How to Play Irish Bagpipes

Irish bagpipers are one of the most versatile instruments in the world.They are versatile enough to play with a drumstick and with stringed instruments.The best way to play them is to make sure you have a pair of bagpipe microphones in your kit, or use a portable audio recorder.Learn how to get started and find […]

Why Bagpipes Should Be A Professionally Owned Business

Bagpipers are now a recognized profession in many states, but it took some time for bagpipers to truly take off.The first bagpiper was actually born in the 1800s.A bagpipe teacher, James Trenchard, started the first professional bagpipe class in New York City.A few years later, the first class was held in New Orleans.In 1883, John […]

I love my bagpiper playing the Bagpipes

I’ve heard the name Macallan Bagpipers a lot, but never really had the time to try one.Now, though, I have and it’s so damn good!The sound quality of the Macallans Bagpiper is nothing short of stunning.The strings are just a touch more delicate than the ones in the standard Bagpipe, and the quality is phenomenal.The […]

Highland cathedral Bagpipes

Highland Cathedral Bagpipers is the second most played music app in the world.We recently interviewed the people behind this app, and it turns out that bagpipers are incredibly popular in highlands cathedral!Highland Cathedral bagpiper John McAlpine, who started out as a drummer in a local band, has been performing at many of the cathedral’s performances […]

Which of the country’s bagpipers are you listening to?

This is the article for all of you bagpiper lovers out there.A number of Australian music companies are bringing in some of their favourite drummers and percussionists to perform with them in the hope that the bagpiped sounds will make them fans of the artists.One of those is Kerry Dance Bagpipers, a band from Adelaide […]

How to get a bagpipe from a friend in a week

I was inspired by the story of the man who bought his first bagpipe after learning that he had been a passenger on a passenger train from Boston to London. The train was running on time, but it was late at night, and there was a big crowd on board. I was just a kid, so I […]

How a British Jazz Bagpiper Becomes a Jazz Bagpipe Player

British bagpiper Scott Joplin’s jazz career began when he was 10 years old and ended when he left home for college.“The first time I saw a jazz trumpet was on a friend’s birthday, so I knew I had to try it,” he said.“I was just about 14, so my parents got me a bass and […]