John D. Burgess. MBE 1934 - 2005. John D Burgess is a phenomenon in the world of piping. At the age of four he began to take an interest in playing when his father made a scaled-down practice chanter for him. When he was ten he went for lessons to the legendary Pipe Major William Ross at Edinburgh Castle, and from this his rise was meteoric.
Haggis Rampant is a father/mother/daughter bagpiping group based in the New Orleans, Louisiana, area, where they work hard to make a loud Scottish sound in the midst of a region known primarily for jazz and Mardi Gras. Steve and Gillian specialize in harmonies on the Great Highland bagpipes, and Pam keeps them on the beat with her bodhran and Scottish marching bass drum.
Great Highland Bagpiper from Texas U.S. From his website bio : Born in Edinburgh Scotland, Richard moved to Canada at the age of three and at ten began Lessons under his father, Pipe Major Eric Kean. Richard continued his Lessons with several prominent Canadian pipers including, Rene Cuson, Rob Rife, and Allan Walters.