Seattle, Matt

Roderick Cannon - a personal reflection Sep 2015 in Chanter 2015 Autumn

A personal reflection by Matt Seattle Somewhere, either before or just after I took up the pipes (1991), I bought a couple of back issues of The Piping Times and homed in on the Tune of the Month articles by a certain R D Cannon. The article – and the tune – which took my fancy was Portpatrick or The Churlish Husband and, as I recall, the author commented that he was surprised no-one had ever made it into a 4-part tune or maybe something even longer.

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Julian Goodacre's Old Leicestershire Disco Hornpipe Dec 1999 in Newsletter 1999 Winter

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In the bag - Matt Seattle Sep 2017 in Chanter 2017 Autumn

As told to Andy Letcher When asked for his biography to accompany this interview, Matt’s response was “It’s complicated!”. Well, for those that want to know more about him, simply visit his website at http://www.dragonflymusic.co.uk/ What bagpipes do you play? Border Pipes What led you to take up piping? Gordon Mooney’s early work awoke in me a strong sense of a distinct Border piping tradition and the possibility of rediscovering it more fully.

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