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Forum: Beer Tent 03-30-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,769
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Starck Brian Boru w/keyed chanter EBay

Hey folks

Just a status update...after many years of my Brian Boru pipes being in 'project' state, I decided that they should go to a better home. They now live at The Grumpy Piper, a new whisky...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-21-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,888
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: The Works of Dr. B.J. Maclachlan Orme

The video of Barrie demonstrating the piobaireachd exercises on the practice chanter is now available online from vimeo.com/270953695 (http://vimeo.com/270953695).

I was taught by Barrie (and...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-21-2018, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Barrie Orme resources

The video of Barrie demonstrating the piobaireachd exercises on the practice chanter is now available online from vimeo.com/270953695 (http://vimeo.com/270953695).

I was taught by Barrie (and...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-21-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Looking for Fraser/Orme Editions

The video of Barrie demonstrating the piobaireachd exercises on the practice chanter is now available online from vimeo.com/270953695 (http://vimeo.com/270953695).

I am more than happy to provide...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-21-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Looking for Fraser/Orme Editions

Hi folks

I was taught by Barrie (and subsequent pupils after his death) and am quite versed in the Fraser style of cel mr.

I'd be more than happy to pass on my knowledge.

Like most...
Forum: Piobaireachd 07-21-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Barrie Orme resources

The video of Barrie playing through the cel mr exercises will be made available very soon.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-17-2014, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Digging the Dird, Melbourne Australia

On Saturday 3 January 2015, we will be lucky to have Pete Stewart visit us to host a full day workshop on the interpretation of Lowland and Border bagpipe music - Digging the Dird.

The music of...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 10-15-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 145
Posted By Geoff Jones
FA: Masters of Piobaireachd CDs 1 & 2 on eBay

New MoP CDs up for auction on eBay at $15 AUD each reserve + $5 AUD worldwide shipping.

CD1
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/201194236992

CD2
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/201194233069
Forum: In Memoriam 01-10-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By Geoff Jones
VALE: Colin V. Cairns (Australia) 22.08.1929 30.10.2013

Colin died peacefully at home on Wednesday 30 October 2013.

Mentored by Geoff Ross, Colin, with Iain Indian, invented one of the first synthetic drone reeds which became popular in the...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-08-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: A question for the audience

Thanks...again

I'm currently using a cut down bass reed for my baritone. I've also got some drone extenders, but am yet to try them with a tenor reed, though they did work well to flatten my...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-07-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: A question for the audience

Thanks.

I've got a McLaren plastic reed for my chanter, though I've other cane ones to try. The main issue with my chanter is that I need to clean the key mechanisms & replace some of the key...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-07-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,084
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: A question for the audience

I have a set of Brian Boru pipes that I believe we're made under licence in Australia, contemporary to Starck. They're not quite functional yet..need a bit of TLC & some reeds.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 09-17-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,111
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: APNA Gets Real

Well done guys. It's great to see such an organisation evolve. We're doing something similar here in Australia with the Celtic Piping Club (http://www.celticpipingclub.com). We look to the APNA for...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-15-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By Geoff Jones
Piping Weekend in Talbot (Vic., Aust.) 2-4 August

The Celtic Piping Club presents the first ever Piping Weekend in Talbot (Victoria, Australia) from 2-4 August 2013.

Held in the tiny town of Talbot "where the gold rush began", the weekend will...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-28-2013, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Announcing the new Celtic Piping Club (Australia)

Yes I know Northumbrian pipes aren't exactly Celtic, but we include them as they're a close relative and we like to be inclusive of those few NSPers here :)
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-27-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 780
Posted By Geoff Jones
Announcing the new Celtic Piping Club (Australia)

I thought I'd share that we've just formed a new piping club here in Australia, for players of all Celtic pipes...including Uilleann, Northumbrian & Scottish smallpipes...the Celtic Piping Club....
Forum: Trading Post Archive 02-11-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Geoff Jones
FS: Border pipes & various Smallpipes - $150-$2,400AUD

FOR SALE
Are you looking for a new set of pipes...here's a few for sale here in Victoria, Australia. Buyer(s) to pay shipping, etc.

Scottish Smallpipes in D
Made by John Walsh (Canada)....
Forum: Piobaireachd 11-05-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,711
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Gunn Salute

I have various versions of the score and a recording of it here (http://www.myspace.com/taighnampiobaire/music/songs/gunn-s-salute-piobaireachd-ghb-41575757).
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 09-14-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,247
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Learning by Ear - a sample lesson

All good now. Thanks Pete.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 09-14-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,247
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Learning by Ear - a sample lesson

Thanks Pete.

Not sure if it's me, but the images (presumably of the tune) do not display properly. I've tried it using Chrome & Firefox.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 06-26-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,716
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Best SSP recordings

A bit of shameless self-promotion...my band Taliska features Scottish smallpipes (and other instruments).

CD & mp3s are available on the website www.taliska.info (http://www.taliska.info) or...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 04-15-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By Geoff Jones
Celtic Piping & Drumming at the National Celtic Festival

Get ready for the Celtic Piping & Drumming Program at the National Celtic Festival at Portarlington, Victoria during the long weekend in June (8 - 11).

This event (on the Sunday of the Festival)...
Forum: Your Announcements 04-15-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Geoff Jones
Celtic Piping & Drumming at the National Celtic Festival

Get ready for the Celtic Piping & Drumming Program at the National Celtic Festival at Portarlington, Victoria during the long weekend in June (8 - 11).

This event (on the Sunday of the Festival)...
Forum: Your Announcements 04-15-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By Geoff Jones
Workshops in Warrnambool, Victoria 27-29 April

Applications are now open for the South West Coast Piper Drummer workshops
in Warrnambool from 27 to 29 April 2012.

Come along for a great weekend of playing, learning & fun. Workshops include...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-01-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,434
Posted By Geoff Jones
Re: Malcolm McLaren Reeds

I've not tried Malcolm's BP reed, but have tried a few of the GHB reeds. I am suitably impressed with them - being plastic and all. I know of other GHBers who have tried them too and liked them....
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