Clan MacFarlane Reunited – a pipe|drums historical pipe band interview – Part 4

Published: August 9, 2014

For the first time ever, Ken Eller hears the truth about his ouster as leader, which 23 years on turns out to be nothing but a colossal misunderstanding . . .

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To ease the blowing-in period of a chanter reed, simply press the reed firmly in the lowest part of the blades between the finger and thumb until you feel both blades ease gently together. Continue to do this and keep blowing the reed until you find the reed giving an acceptible weight.
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