Welcome to
the forums at bobdunsire.com
bobdunsire.com forums bobdunsire.com forums
You can reset your password by going here. Be sure to try your current email and any email addresses you may have had in the past.
Otherwise please use the Contact Us link at the bottom of the forums. In order to help you, please provide the following info: Your Display Name from the old forum and any possible email addresses you would have used before. Without that info we cannot locate your account.


Go Back   Bob Dunsire Bagpipe Forums > Search Forums
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Platinum Sponsors
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: brewingjt100
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-18-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: An epiphany: blowing tone

This sums it up precisely. It was almost like a light going on. I was finally playing the instrument with little thought to breath, bag pressure, note memorization, lip seal, embellishments etc. I...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-17-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: An epiphany/blowing tone

Yep. I am well aware of Andrew and Piper's Dojo. It's a bit more organic for me though. The manometer is a great tool, but i prefer to hear the pitch shifts and how my breath/technique affects it....
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-16-2019, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: An epiphany/blowing tone

That sums it precisely. The struggle wonderfully disappears. It doesnt happen every time , but when it does, itís magical.
Forum: Beer Tent 01-16-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By brewingjt100
Native American Flute

Not sure where to ask this, but does anyone here have any experience with the Native American Flute? I’ve been a guitar player for most of my 53 years and took up the GHB 1 1/2 years ago. I’m...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 01-14-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By brewingjt100
An epiphany: blowing tone

I've been on the pipes for just over a year and I'm finally starting to get it. The last couple of times that I've played have been effortless. I could play all day. The stars have seemed to...
Forum: Pipe Bands 09-06-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By brewingjt100
Pipe band marching command and/or drill videos

Hi,
I was wondering if anyone knows of a video available which contains various marching commands and drills for the pipes? I've done a search which keeps bringing me to the Regimental Drum Major...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-07-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,898
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: Grrrr. Pipe failure at memorial service!

I just played a band gig yesterday for an Honor Flight which takes veterans to Washington DC and back. It was a nice day, so I spent most of the morning working in the yard. Time totally got away...
Forum: Pipe Bands 03-01-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,890
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: Comfortable Formal Marching Shoes

Thank you to all that responded! I went with the Ghillie Brogues by Gaelic Themes. I wore them for most of the work day yesterday, and they felt pretty good and seem to be a quality shoe. I was...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 02-28-2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 701
Posted By brewingjt100
Double Toning definition

Hi,
Sometimes on strike in, my drones go into an awful, unmusical note interval and won't settle. I then have to deflate bag to cut them off and start again. Is this double toning? What is the...
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-23-2018, 07:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,890
Posted By brewingjt100
Comfortable Formal Marching Shoes

Is there something any of you can recommend? The only requirement my band has is that they are black and can be shined. I'm an adult piper so comfort is key.
TIA,
John T
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-05-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: Using an easy reed with band/marching

Great advice and thank you. I'm getting there and making progress and soaking up as much info as possible. The common theme is play, play, play and be patient. I have to remind myself of the...
Forum: Pipe Bands 02-05-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By brewingjt100
Using an easy reed with band/marching

Hi,
I am a beginner (with instructor) and started practicing with a band a few weeks ago. I have a comfortable and easy chanter reed that i can play for a good 30-40 minutes. The issue I have is...
Forum: Pipe Bands 01-22-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: Unique oopsesís

Some great info. Thank you all.
Forum: Pipe Bands 01-18-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,777
Posted By brewingjt100
Unique oopsesís

I will be soon joining a pipe band for the first time ever. I was talking to my instructor about how to handle things like, forgetting a tune, dropping a drone reed, frozen drone reed, tripping,...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 01-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,975
Posted By brewingjt100
Breath size

Hi,
I've searched around but can't find anything to address my question specifically. I am a beginner (with an instructor) and been on the pipes about a month. I was wondering about my inhale. ...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-26-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By brewingjt100
Re: Bottle trap in conjunction with MCS

LOL on the dentist, but this should keep me occupied. Thank you for the reply, el gaitero. It's a Canmore synthetic bag. I too think that the simpler, the better. And anything that i can do DIY,...
Forum: Technique & Instrument 12-26-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By brewingjt100
Bottle trap in conjunction with MCS

Hi,
Beginner here. Recently i received a new set of McCallum AB2 bagpipes which came with a bottle water trap with chamois inside. My wife gave me a Ross cannister system for Christmas. I may or...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-15-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,286
Posted By brewingjt100
Low G to B — KAHHHNNNNNN!!!!

are there any exercises anyone could recommend to address this specifically? I tend to roll over the A. I practice this movement constantly and when it starts to sound better, as soon as I add it...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 10-05-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By brewingjt100
Practice chanter reed questions/problems

Hi,
First time poster, so please be kind! I am an adult beginner and have been playing the practice chanter for only a few weeks (yes I have an instructor). I recently bought some spare Gibson...
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19

 
Silver Sponsor

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:40 AM.