Full video: Living legends reunited: the Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s – Part 2

Published: November 30, 2010
Full video: Living legends reunited: the Edinburgh City Police Pipe Band of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s – Part 2 Published: November 30, 2010

We continue our series of interviews with eight members of the great Edinburgh City Police bands of the 1950s, '60 and '70s. Pipers Jack Abbott, Chris Anderson, George Lumsden, Harry McNulty, Duncan Smith and Martin Wilson reunite with drummers Alistair Aitken and Jim Hutton to reminisce about the band's glory days and revisit fond memories.

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Pipers, try not to anticipate the doubling, playing ahead of the beat. Worry about placing the G gracenote right in time and the second gracenote of the doubling will follow. Listen to yourself playing the melody with only the G gracenote.
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