On The Case: Murray Henderson

Published: April 30, 2008

A new pipes|drums feature in which we ask famous pipers and drummers to open their instrument case and let us in on their secret ingredients for success

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Pipers: Always ask yourself, Where has the reed been? Remember that all makes of pipe chanter reeds need a bit of moisture. To put some into it without a lick or a sook try the “heavy breath,” like when you want to “fog up” a window or your eyeglasses.
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