Donation from Australia

Pipers’Persuasion wishes to thanks Donald Grant of Victoria for his assistance with our project. This is gratefully received as it allows and encourages us to continue our travels to interview the ‘greats’ in the piping world. We are actively seeking … Continue reading

Jim Banks PM Scots Guards ret

Episode 53 – Pipers’Persuasion travelled through to Markinch in Fife to interview Jim Banks, former PM Scots Guards and Household Piper To HM the Queen.  Jim travelledthroughout the world with the Scots Guards and has great memories but takes time … Continue reading

Aboyne on Piobaireachd

Episode 51 – Pipers Persuasion travelled to Aboyne where Dr Jack Taylor, Norman Mathieson and Duncan Watson discussed Brown and Nicol and Piobaireachd in the North East of Scotland. These three knowledgeable men discuss the tradition and how it was … Continue reading

Angus J MacLellan

Pipers’ Persuasion wishes to pass our condolences to the family of Angus who recently passed after a long illness.  He lived for piping and that showed in his interview. He was always happy to pass on his knowledge to others … Continue reading

Ian Duncan

Episode 46 – Ian Duncan from a solid base of excellent tuition by household names in piping, developed the iconic Vale of Atholl Pipe Band. This was the band which created the standard for concert bands in the British Isles … Continue reading