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Forum: Music Groups 07-30-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 976
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Celtic multi-instrumentalists?

Equal parts smallpipes, border pipes, uilleann pipes, and whistle here.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-28-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Rob Crabtree Smallpipe Question

Most likely, someone on the session who doesn't know what they're talking about. It's been known to happen! :)

Is this the Piper's Legacy album?All D and A smallpipes. If I had to guess, the D...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-04-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Comparison please

If you're looking for bellows blown, I'd consider other options beyond these two.
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-18-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,362
Posted By razzmaster
Re: C natural Key or Back hole on chanter which is better?

I'll echo what many others have already said- thumb hole all the way!

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-16-2018, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,565
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Review - Burgess Smallpipes in A

If you're looking for further info Burgess and Scott are wonderful with communication. Shoot them a line and they'll be happy to talk with you.

There will be something more formal up about this...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 08-14-2017, 11:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,356
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Pipers' Gathering in Litchfield, CT

What does Saturday night post concert and Sunday look like? I'll be coming from another event but would be interested in sessions/informal tunes. Is there much of that going on usually? Are things...
Forum: Trading Post Archive 06-06-2017, 06:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 53
Posted By razzmaster
WTB: Bagpiper Explorer Case or other Flight Friendly Case

Looking to buy a Bagpiper Explorer Case. Would consider other flight carry-on friendly cases.

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 12-20-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,029
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Border Pipe Chromatics

Lots of good information and advice flowing here already, so I won't add to that, but I'd be happy to chat specifics with you sharpie. I've used border pipes, highland pipes, smallpipes, and...
Forum: Beginners, Intermediate, + 09-04-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,616
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Tenor drones gurgle

Do you have drone shut off valves in your pipes?
Forum: Trading Post Archive 07-24-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By razzmaster
FS: Garvie bellows ($350), Borderpipe chanter w/ High-B key ($500)

For sale: Garvie (Nigel Richard) bellows and keyed borderpipe chanter.

Bellows: Paddles of beautiful Elm. Airtight and very powerful. These bellows pack a punch. The leather belts are very sturdy....
Forum: Music 07-28-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,969
Posted By razzmaster
Re: It is Well With My Soul

Just be ready for one quick C natural! :)
Forum: Beer Tent 07-08-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,705
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Running and Piping

I am in NO way a runner, but I did start piping when I was twelve and vividly remember my left side being being noticeably more muscular. I remember going to a physical at the doctor's office, and...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-25-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,706
Posted By razzmaster
Re: A Niel Gow Tune

Well done Will and Nate!

It's sounds just like a border pipe. Our ears aren't used to hearing notes outside the typical scale though. The extension on the top seems to blend quite naturally. The...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 01-24-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Has Nate Moved?

Yep, Maine.
Forum: Music 01-18-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Question for medieval music fans: "Saltarello"

Saltarello is a dance. Particular meter, with common features. So it's like saying "Reel" or "Jig" (or gigue, or sarabande, etc.). I might play a certain type of tune, but not know its name, so...
Forum: Beer Tent 01-09-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,679
Posted By razzmaster
Re: bagpipes and oboe?

It's called an uilleann pipe. :thumb:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-14-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Name these tunes

The next three are Willie Cameron's, Mary Weep No More for Me, and Fingal's Weeping.
Forum: Competition Results 05-20-2012, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,538
Posted By razzmaster
Fair Hill

Anyone have band results?
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 05-11-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,276
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Help identifying Uilleann pipe maker

I concur. The brace between the bend in the bass drone, the style of turning on the mounts, the reg keys, the mainstock cup, and the over all design and look are def. Eugene's.

Did you just come...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 02-08-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,850
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Ezeedrone Uilleann reeds

Have you tried any other synthetics in your Lambe set?
Forum: Music 12-28-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Tune Title/Composer?

I've always known it as 'The Boys of Ballymote', a traditional tune. The session.org (http://www.thesession.org/tunes/display/2217) also gives these as titles it goes by:

Bill Collin's, Bill...
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-27-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,006
Posted By razzmaster
Re: Retraction!!

I've used these tubes on uilleann pipes, border pipes, and small pipes. Works well for me:

Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 10-23-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,996
Posted By razzmaster
Re: New border pipe tune blog

Awesome man. Love the crans on G. Keep it up, I'll be checking it regularly! :thumb:
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-13-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By razzmaster
Re: UP makers

I'm not currently playing Tim' instruments, though I have tried them out and loved them. Thinking of investing in some of his stuff down the road. He reeded my chanter for me beautifully last year....
Forum: Uilleann, Northumbrian, Smallpipes + 07-06-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,147
Posted By razzmaster
Re: UP makers


You're so close to Tim Benson, why not give him a go? He's a wonderful fella, and he makes beginner chanters that aren't quite so pricey. Drop him a line.
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