I've been reading a fantastic book recently by long-time Warwick academic Chris Bilton: Chris Bilton (2017) The Disappearing Product, Marketing and Markets in The Creative Industries, (Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing). This book comes at exactly the right time for me, when I am both reimagining the focus of my research to look at music … Continue reading How can musicians make a living in today’s economy?
I've just put up my Live at the King's Hall album of live piping on bandcamp. You can find the album for download at https://simonmckerrell.bandcamp.com/album/bagpipes-live-at-the-kings-hall Live at the King's Hall bagpipes May 2012 ALBUM INFO On the 3rd May 2012, I recorded a solo bagpipe album at the King's Hall, Newcastle University, in England. This … Continue reading Live Album bagpipes on bandcamp
I am delighted to announce a brand new music collection for 2019. The Woodilee Collection of Traditional Music by Simon McKerrell Is my combined collection of 73 traditional tunes I have composed for bagpipes, Uilleann pipes, banjo, whistle, fiddle accordion and other instruments. The tunes stretch as far back as the 1990s for me personally, … Continue reading New Music Book for 2019!