Tag: Iain Macinnes

Iain MacInnes reviews Chris Gray’s eponymous CD

Iain MacInnes reviews Chris Gray’s eponymous CD

Iain MacInnes reviews Chris Gray’s debut recording. As Scotland’s pipers explore ever wider musical horizons, this beautifully-made debut CD from Chris Gray points the way to what can be achieved. Gray comes with an impressive piping pedigree (he was a pupil of Tony MacDonald’s in his native Lockerbie), as well […]

J. B. was one of the pipers who piped on the Queen Mary when it was refitted for passenger service following the end of the Second World War. He can be seen clearly on the right, facing the actor David Niven. Andrew Bain is furthest away then David Ross, Rosehall, Unknown, Jock Buchanan.

Diary: photograph query/ Mòd/Pipeline/Trevor’s funeral

There are a few items in the bagpipe.news diary this week. First of all, Willie McCallum sent us this wonderful photo of the late debonair English actor, David Niven dancing as six pipers play beside him. Willie had been watching a television documentary about the Queen Mary, when the photograph […]