Dojo U Live! Episode 019Dojo U is live with Critiques and an Open Q&A this morning! This week's challenging tune: Banjo Breakdown (Parts 1 and 2). Visit DojoUniversity.com today to become a member!Posted by The Piper's DoJo on Friday, February 8, 2019
Today Andrew sits down with Andrew Donlon one of the USA's premier soloists, and Pipe Major of the MacMillan Pipe Band. We talk a lot about the learning process and the nuances of pushing the top level of both solo and pipe band playing.
Dojo U Live! Episode 18Today we are critiquing student performances of Donald MacLeod (Parts 3 and 4). Tune in to check it out! To become a member, visit http://DojoUniversity.com today.Posted by The Piper's DoJo on Friday, February 1, 2019
Dojo U Live! Episode 017Today we're critiquing the first two parts of the famous hornpipe "Donald MacLeod" - tune in to the support the Dojo U students in their performances! To become a member of Dojo U, visit http://DojoUniversity.com today!Posted by The Piper's DoJo on Friday, January 25, 2019
Today I sat down with Blair Brown for an experimental "long form" chat. Just having fun chatting with the microphones turned on.
Blair is one of the world's most prolific Snare Drummers. He played for years with the great Jim Kilpatrick, and has placed in the top three at the World Solo Drumming Championships many times. His brothers (Glenn and Graham) are also famous in the piping scene. In addition to being a great player, he is an ultra-experienced drumming teacher as well.
Dojo U Live! Episode 016Today we're critiquing Dojo U Students' performances of Blackberry Bush and Sweet Maid of Mull! Tune in! To Join Dojo U, visit http://DojoUniversity.com today!Posted by The Piper's DoJo on Friday, January 11, 2019
When I was in my late teens, I made a mistake at the Worlds playing with the SFU Pipe Band. A bad mistake. There’s a lot of evidence we would have WON the World Championships that year if it wasn’t for my mistake. The mistake was in the last bar of the final tune. For
Starting piping at age 55 years, in retrospect, wasn’t the way I should have done it, but better late than never, as the old saying goes. As a result of many factors, primarily self-induced, my journey has had many successes, along with lots of not-so-successful adventures. The latter is also known as failure, pure and