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#PipersDojoTV Podcast

Enrich your passion for the bagpipes by listening to #PipersDojoTV lessons, interviews, performances, discussions, and more from Andrew Douglas, the Dojo team, and their guests.
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Jul 27, 2016

Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there! --- Today we listen to two beginner recordings, and then a recording of a very good Grade 3 band. What sort of things should we be listening for? Where can these performances improve?

Jul 21, 2016

A great Q&A here! Topics covered: How to tune drones to the chanter; grade 3 pipe band tempos; loosening up fingers in embellishments; piobaireachd high g's; struggling with strength; making mistakes when nervous; seasoning technique; pipe bag hygene; plastic vs. blackwood pipe chanters; cane drone reed techniques; playing ahead of the beat; when to transition to the pipes; Andrew's super seasoning technique!!! --- Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 19, 2016

We're going to address a common bagpiping question today - how do I get my pipes to sound great at high altitude? The answer? You'll need to tune in!  --- Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 19, 2016

(Manchester 5th Place, Scotia-Glenville 4th Place, Worcester 3rd Place, NY Metro 2nd Place, MacMillan 1st Place) - Today we listen through the Grade 2 Challenge Medley Contest from the Glasgowlands Games (July 16th, 2016). Well done to all the bands! --- Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 15, 2016

Today we have a live Q and A - Making Bagpipes Quieter, Goat Skin Bags, Moisture Control Systems, Inveraray Prep. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 11, 2016

Let's talk about gracenotes - what are these things *exactly*, and *exactly* how do we think about and execute these musical devices? Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 11, 2016

Today we sit down with P/S Robbie Beaton (78 Frasers, Ontario) and recap their winning Grade 1 performance from the Kincardine games this past weekend. Then, we field some great questions from our live viewers. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 7, 2016

In this episode, we answer what seems like an easy question - BUT! It opens up a great discussion about the two dimensions of steady blowing! Don't miss out. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 6, 2016

Today, we work meet a Dojo Student John McCain and work through a submission of him playing "The Seagull" jig - Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Jul 5, 2016

In this episode, we tour the all new Dojo U 3.0, live!

Apr 4, 2016

In this episode, we reveal 3 semi-secret techniques to protect against the dreaded early chanter in the bagpipe attack! Link to materials from the video: http://bit.ly/1N06GEL - Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 29, 2016

In this episode, Andrew elaborates on the 5 key setup points to cover when it comes to mastering bagpipe strike-ins. Link to materials from video: http://bit.ly/1RF1OJk - Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 17, 2016

In this episode - the final installment of our 3-part "Baffling Bagpipes" Q and A. We discuss how to tell if your pipes are too hard, putting in new chanter reeds, and how to properly tape your chanter. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 16, 2016

In this episode, we continue our "baffling bagpipes" Q & A and discuss steady blowing in depth, chanter reed types and considerations, and tips on becoming a better drone tuner. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 15, 2016

This episode was the result of a Facebook Live session where we asked: What baffles you the most about bagpipes? (Part 1) --- Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 10, 2016

Today we look at 5 essential Piobaireachd embellishments you'll need to get started down this transcendent musical pathway. Taorluaths, Edres, Crunluaths, Cadences, and "Hiharins." Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 10, 2016

Part 2 of our Facebook Live Q&A session from March 9th 2016. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 10, 2016

Part 1 of our epic Facebook Live Q&A session. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

Everything that can go wrong with embellishments will eventually go wrong. The question is - can we diagnose the issues and not get "stuck" with bad embellishments? Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

Muscle memory is a GOOD thing right? Well... sort of. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

Today we'll break down embellishments into their component parts, and instantly see what a huge tool this will be for improvement. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

Are your gracenotes so big that they are "eclipsing" the substance of your grips and taorluaths? Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

If you ever have had issues with grips, there's a very high likelihood it was caused by this problem. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

In today's show, we cover the ultimate gig-playing discovery: the tune-as-you-go process. Never struggle to find a place to tune at a gig ever again! Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

Mar 7, 2016

On the day of the gig, it's important to time things out perfectly to guarantee the best possible sound, performance, and professionalism. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat - always username 'pipersdojo' - we'll see you there!

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