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 […]

Why are we still playing bagpipers?

It’s been a long time coming.And now that the Bagpipe Hall of Fame is back online, we finally have an excuse to revisit some of our favorite Bagpipes from decades past.From the 1930s to the 1970s, Bagpipers were a part of every jazz repertoire.They played with a wide range of styles, including funk, rock, country, […]