How to bagpipe learn a little better

In this first part of a two-part series on bagpipes, I’ll cover the basic concepts of bagpiping.This first part is a very basic introduction.I hope you will enjoy the video.I’ve also added some extra tips and tricks as I progress.This series is intended for beginners.Please note that bagpipers should already be familiar with basic fundamentals […]

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 […]

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.┬áMy grandfather, a musician by profession, had two main musical […]

Ireland’s Bagpipes Origin of ‘The Bagpipe’

A bagpipe origin story is being told at an Irish music festival, with the bagpipers who invented the instrument.Mashable’s Emily Ratajkowski explains the origins of the instrument, its popularity and how it became an instrument that is now celebrated in Ireland.A bagpipe was a popular instrument used by Irish musicians in the 19th century.It was […]