p|d Survey results: Solo vs. Band?

Published: September 30, 2008

Do pipe bands as a rule encourage players to compete in solo events? Do these events make them better band players? The world’s pipers and drummers respond.

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TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: If your bass drone wants to roar when struck in, it might be riding high on the bottom pin. If so your reed might be too sharp. A quick fix, if time is short, is to put a bit of tape over a third to half of the bush at the top. This will flatten the drone and allow you to shortenit by moving the middle joint down the bottom pin.
Charley Kron, C.E. Kron Bagpipes