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 […]

‘A great piece of history’: Bagpipe players and their story of the world’s first instruments

“The only time I ever saw a bagpipe player was when he had the band around his neck.”— David Riddell, Bagpipe player and co-founder of the National Bagpipes ClubThe Bagpipe Magazine article “There was no bagpipe in existence until the advent of the guitar.I don’t think anyone has ever really been able to play one, […]

When the music stopped, bagpipers started, says bagpipe legend Peter McCallum

Peter McCallsum was born on July 4, 1871 in Newbury, Berkshire.His father died when Peter was three and his mother when he was 15, and his grandfather died when he left school in the mid-1930s.Peter went on to become a schoolteacher in the town of St Albans.After his father’s death in the early 1960s, Peter […]