The Reedmakers: Choosing chanter reeds for a band

Published: September 30, 2007

John Elliott of the Peel Regional Police Pipe Band provides his expert advice for selecting the best band reeds to achieve the best band results

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Pipers: The golden rule when working with a reed is, “You can always take material off the cane, but you cannot put it back.” So, remember, when removing the slightest amount of material, blow the reed again.
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