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Dougie Pincock

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Dougie Pincock has taken today’s sensibility to Scotland’s piping custom. Although he is constantly on the reveal a mastery of the original jigs and reels, Pincock offers integrated jazz and rock and roll affects into his playing. During his seven-year tenure using the Battlefield Music group, he played from traditional instrumentals to Celtic-tinged renditions of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s swamp-rock traditional, “Poor Moon Increasing.” Dirty Linen praised him for playing “intensifying Scottish origins music at its greatest,” while, ex-Battlefield Band bandmate Brian McNeill stated that in Pincock’s hands, “the chanter is usually proud and protected — but say thanks to God won’t be secure,” in his liner records to Pincock’s debut single record, Something Blew. A graduate from the College or university of Glasgow, Pincock enticed worldwide acclaim as an associate from the Battlefield Music group from 1984 until 1990. He started sharing his understanding of the pipes with learners at Glasgow’s Piping Middle in Dec 1998. He was lately appointed the very first director from the Center of Quality for Traditional Music at Plockton SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. He continues to instruct whistle and flute on the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dance. Pincock continues to be associated with Celtic music group, Coila since 1990. Furthermore to appearing on the album, Obtain Reel, he’s performed using the music group at main music celebrations. Pincock is a normal contributor to BBC Radio Scotland present, Travelling Folk.

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Profession Musician
Nationality Scottish
Music Groups Battlefield Band
Music Songs Song for Chris, Miss Cara Spencer / Return to Kashmagiro, The Gem So Small / Douglas Adam's Fancy / The Video Kid, The Balnain Household / Tanks for the Memories, The Rest / The Unrest, Two Hornpipes, The Wren Hornpipe - The Christmas Eve - Winter Apples, Angus MacKenzie of Dumbarton / The Loch Ness Monster / Islay's Charms, Da Day Dawns - Christmas Day I da Moarnin - The Papa Stour Sword Dance, Douglas Adam's Fancy / The Fastest Gasman / The Video Kid, Mari Lwyd: Can Y Fari Lwyd - Cariad Cywir, Blessed Child, Hunting the Wren, Carval on Base Women, Baby in Bethlehem, Highland Pipe Medley, Arise and Hail the Glorious Star, Sing, Nowell, Plygain: Wel Dyma'r Borau Gorau I Gyd, Dublin Tune, The Seven Rejoices of Mar, Farewell of the Men of Aberffraw, Christ Child's Lullaby, The Twins, Calennig, The Gower Wassail, The Tree of Life
Albums Farewell to Nova Scotia


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