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Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,053
Posted By piper Q
Re: How far will you travel for a gig?

Rare is the day I travel more than 30 milesone way. Not for lack of desire but other familial issues. Given an option though, I could comfortably travel a 100 to 150 mile radius comfortably. However...
Forum: Beer Tent 10-19-2020, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 514
Posted By piper Q
Re: Perhaps... the Time... to... Take Part...

To post, or not to post that is the question...
Many I time it is I read, and see no need, or wisdom, in logging on to post a comment.
Lurking in the shadows occasionally is an advantage.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-28-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By piper Q
Re: Wrong-footed

And being of Contrary Irish Heritage, I don't sweat which foot to march upon and just walk comfortably when I play.

Some things just shouldn't be over thought, much like the qualities of an obsure...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-28-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,070
Posted By piper Q
Re: First Exposure to Piping/Drumming

Born in NYC in the 1950's to a family with strong connections the the famous fighting 69th Infantry, and growing up in a neighborhood where the local Bishop had the sidewalk around the church and...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By piper Q
Re: Brunswick,GA chanter lessons?

A quick google search came up with North Georgia Pipes & Drums. https://nogapd.com/

That may be a starting point.
Forum: Beer Tent 09-23-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,690
Posted By piper Q
Re: Voice recognition.......

Some years ago I was in a rather unique situation working in Croatia. The office, at the time, had an international staff of Brits, Scots, Canadians, Germans, along with Professional Translators. One...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2020, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By piper Q
Re: Proper subforum in which to introduce myself?

why create a sub-forum, or a new process, when jumping in with the sharks will do just fine? Welcome to the Beer Tent.

Hey guys! The FNG is buying! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 09-15-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 391
Posted By piper Q
Re: New Member Introduction - John Visser

Welcome to the art of piping,
as to whether your previous music experience will be a help or hindrance, I can not speculate. However as you are closely located to Beantown, which Like my native NYC...
Forum: Beer Tent 09-12-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,376
Posted By piper Q
Re: Pirate Set?

Teufelstanz (German for Devil's dance) plays pipes as an accompaniment to Spanish Ladies in a Rock setting.

The song also seems to have another name you might search under Spanish Bride

Another...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-13-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By piper Q
Re: Piping and COVID

Well it seems that there is hopeful news in regards to a naturally occurring human defense against the common cold in the form of T Cells.

Don't rush out to pipe in the streets just yet though....
Forum: Beer Tent 08-07-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By piper Q
Re: Funny bagpipe parody - remember this one?

Ahhh the pipes, was there ever a more appealing or appalling subject? Aye, Whiskeys, for when those are flowing the piper is quieter...
Forum: Beer Tent 08-02-2020, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,295
Posted By piper Q
Re: Piping and COVID

My prior medical certifications are all expired. That said I have a solid practice in Medical Quackery, which qualifies me to only provide bad advice in fringe science and medical claims.

Now with...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-18-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By piper Q
Re: The 2020 Celtic Events vs Coronavirus

Well its another win for Covid-19.

The Mississippi Highlands and Islands Celtic Music and Cultural Festival is Canceled for 2020.

Seems like 2020 will be the year of the Virus.

The...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-14-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,232
Posted By piper Q
Re: Proper head gear?

A glen is almost always the proper head gear for civilian, or military themed costume.

For civilian wear, more often than not a vest (or waist coat if you prefer) is pair with the kilt, sporran,...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-13-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,132
Posted By piper Q
Re: Best Bagpipe for Beginners or Pros

Buyer beware, if it seems like a bargain, it's probably only a bargain for the seller, and a loss for yourself.

Hmmm I wonder how much a quality 3D Printer Costs and if I can scan in the...
Forum: Beer Tent 07-02-2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,353
Posted By piper Q
Re: The Times Being What They Are...

What was that about paupers being critical stinkers? I would like you to know, I can play the wrong notes upon my pipes with the best or is that worst of average pipers. Why if I wasn't afloat in...
Forum: History, Tradition, Heritage 06-25-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,136
Posted By piper Q
Re: Funeral music in North America

In regards to funeral services I do have a few tunes which I rely upon. Very often playing Dark Island, Mo Gille Mor, Mist Covered Mountains as the mourners assemble grave side.

There is a set,...
Forum: Beer Tent 06-24-2020, 08:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,357
Posted By piper Q
The 2020 Celtic Events vs. Coronavirus

Early on in this Pandemic, we saw quite a few cancelations of events across the USA, and in many Nations through out the world. We've also seen pipers, drummers, and others adapt to this confusing...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-29-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By piper Q
Re: U.S. Memorial Day & V-E & V-J Day Piping

Greetings, and all the rest of the customary salutations.

Since there is some informational confusion, misinformation, and open rebellion on the use of face masks to reduce potential contagion;...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-15-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By piper Q
Re: Shipping Bagpipes within the USA: Tips for Safe Trip

Some years back I believe I read Popular Mechanics, a study on which services provided the lest likely damaging shipping service. If I recall correctly it involve the use of a G-force sensor in an...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-15-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,575
Posted By piper Q
Re: Respiratory droplets aerosolized pushed out the drones?

I gave the subject some less than serious consideration. Thus using conjecture, and assumptions to the utmost and a slight bit of unaccepted Fringe Science in a similar vein as Essential Oils are...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-12-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,025
Posted By piper Q
Re: Worst Advice Ever?

T'is obvious, the Old Sage of the hills, needed to have a quieter time for meditations on the qualities of finer whiskys and whiskeys, and to achieve that he needed to soften the infernal pipes of...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-08-2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 692
Posted By piper Q
Re: Hi All

Greetings from the swamplands and bagpipe desert of Coastal Mississippi, where on a good day we can get 5 to 8 pipers in an oasis of a circle. Getting mentally set to do a VE Day tribute later.
...
Forum: Beer Tent 05-08-2020, 09:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,862
Posted By piper Q
Re: What tune never gets old to you?

Two which never get old for me are Mull of Kintyre, and Mist Covered Mountains. Though for some odd reason, I always play and enjoy Dawning of the Day/Raglan Road as my warm up tune before going on...
Forum: Beer Tent 04-17-2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By piper Q
Friday Plans....

Good Friday All.

I know Plans during Social Distancing and a a Pandemic might seem a bit off, but I haven't quite turned the bend yet... yet that is, but I may be close.

I'm going to post a...
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