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Forum: Soda Shoppe 06-09-2005, 02:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,995
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Favorite band not related to bagpipes...

Tower of Power and Weather Report are my two Favourite Bands.
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 02-27-2004, 09:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Sudbury, Ontario

The Greater Sudbury Police Pipe Band will be practicing the night of march 1st. (Monday night) Check them out at Lockerby Composite Secondary School from 7:00p.m to 10:00p.m
Forum: Soda Shoppe 12-30-2003, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 746
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Forum: Soda Shoppe 12-30-2003, 09:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,342
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: What tartan?

I say, if your spending the money on a uniform. Buy what you want, It doesn't matter what Tartan your kilt is!!!!! I like the Blue Ramsey Tartan myself. My brother wears it and it is very nice...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 10-19-2003, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: website for teens

The drummers could have a link to access drum scores, the scores could even be submitted by the drummers themselves.
Forum: Soda Shoppe 09-01-2003, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Memories of your first parade!

September marks the end of my 10th year playing drums. so I was just thinking of my most memorable pipe band moments. I started thinking about my first parade and thought "what a great question to...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 09-01-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 861
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Attracting Kids

One thing that always worked for my pipe band was when the younger members would go out and promote the band. One thing I did was go to our community festivals with a backboard, homevideos of band...
Forum: Pipe Bands 08-21-2003, 10:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 923
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Gr5 Quick March Medley Recommendations?

You know a great set I have heard was

Irish Guard's Welcome to Toronto (four part 4/4)
Battle of Waterloo (2 part 4/4)
Flett From Flotta (2 part 4/4)
Garden's of Skye (2- 4/4)
March of the...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-18-2003, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 926
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Tough parades

Well I have encounter so many challenges on Parade. The one that most of the bandmembers who took part in remember was one year when my pipe band did the Remembrance Day service here in town. It was...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 07-02-2003, 09:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,542
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Favorite 6/8 march?

My List is As Follows:

1) Farewell to the Creeks
2) 10th HLI Crossing the Rhine
3) Onaping Falls
4) Angus McKinnon
5) Leaving Port Askaig
6) Rab's Wedding
7) Piobroch Of Donald Dhu
8)...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 07-02-2003, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Drum Corps role call

David William Young,
17 going on 18
September will be 11 Years playing Side, Tenor, Bass.
I have been the Lead Tip in my Pipe Band since May 2000 and started to instruct the community Air Cadet...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-02-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,937
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Best Slow Air?

Favourite Slow Marches:

Definately NOT Amazing Grace!!!!!! :bleh:

1) Highland Cathedral
2) Massacre of Glencoe
3) Callin Mo Russa
4) Off in a Stilley Night
5) For Ireland I'll Tell Not...
Forum: Pipe Bands 07-02-2003, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 645
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: What Means Most to You in Pipebands.

Well since my musical ability expands to much more than just the pipe band scene. Through my concert, jazz, and orchestras I have come to take the belief that Music is not suposed to be a...
Forum: Pipe Bands 06-21-2003, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 939
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Massed Band Tunes.

The Massed Bands that I play with usually play different sets rather than tunes. Some usually play:

Scotland the Brave, Rowan Tree
Barren Rocks, Mairi's Wedding
Cockney Jocks, Bonnie Dundee...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-21-2003, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: FS 7 Premier HTS 200's, Hosbilt Bass, Two Hosbilt Tenors

would you be interesting in selling one snare drum?
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 06-21-2003, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: My first time as a PM

Hey Brant,

Here is just a little food for thought but, you side drum section is a ggod size compared to the pipers. Usually the ratio is 3 pipers for every 1 Side so you had a very ballanced drum...
Forum: Soda Shoppe 04-30-2003, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Started through Cadets

I cannot owe credit to a Cadet band for getting me started. However, I started instructing the Air Cadet band here in town since Last November, I can tell you that I find it a great experience and...
Forum: Your Announcements 02-08-2003, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Uxbridge Legion Pipes and Drums

Great Website. I like the band's musical arrangements, but the photo section wasn't working. Say hi to Foster from his lead tip!
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-30-2002, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 506
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Signature Line

I have two favourite lines. From my former pipe major who said to us drummers. "You drummers are a bunch of deadbeats!!!!!" and his favourite line "What a Pissssssssssserrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!"
My...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 12-30-2002, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Best Parade Tune

My favourite marching tunes are:
Muckin o' Geordie's Byre
March of the Champion Supreme
Crags of Tumbledown Mountain
The Children
Leaving Liverpool
Festival March
Battle of the Somme/Heights...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 12-25-2002, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: 5 HTS 200s, Bass and Tenor

The $250.00, which currency is that in. Is the HTS the black drum or the white with black.
Forum: Soda Shoppe 11-21-2002, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,230
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Why did you start piping / drumming

I started playing tenor/bass drum in September of 1992. This was after my two brothers and father played in the band for 6 years before me. In September of 1997, I started learning how to play Snare...
Forum: Pipe Bands 11-08-2002, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: bagpipe in a concerto context

Being in both pipe bands and school bands I have the opportunity to hear music all the time, even when I don't want to. I know one piece that sounded really good in a orchestra / pipe band setting is...
Forum: Pipe Bands 11-08-2002, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: Instructing Gr 1 to Gr 5 pipers at the same time

What our pipe major used to do is have chanter practices at his house on Saturday mornings with the young pipers. At practice we would also split the pipe section up into different groups to work on...
Forum: Beer Tent Archive 11-08-2002, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 543
Posted By Lead_Drummer
Re: What Motivates You

I find that the most motivates me the most is not the idea of competition because I hate competition with a passion, or the winning of prizes. I am most motivated by my everyday performance. Whenever...
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