I join interesting pipe bands.
Because I am a member of a band with close connections to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS or Mormon Church, to those of you unfamiliar with Utah culture), I will be ringing in the New Year tonight at the former Hotel Utah, now known as the Joseph . . . → Read More: The NHL and the LDS Church will help me ring in the New Year
At this point I have access to over 100 different piobaireachd tunes, gleaned from various sources – many freely available on the web. I have decided to spend some quality time with a few of the tunes for which I have multiple performances, to get a handle on how different pipers interpret the tunes.
Ken Eller, . . . → Read More: The Old Men of the Shells – A Watery Grave
I’m fresh back from the Utah Pipe Band’s inaugural David Barclay Memorial competition.
It was very smart of the UPB to organize an indoor competition at a time when next season seems so far off. The competition was well-supported and well-organized, despite the biggest snowstorm of the season showing up as a snowy white . . . → Read More: I am better than half of the pipers a third of my age