Gunhild Carling – Jazz on a bagpipe


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An evening pause: Hat tip Jim Mallamace.

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5 comments

  • Alex Andrite

    WHOA !
    What would Rabbie Burns have to say about this hot stuff ?
    Oh my !

  • That is Gunhild Carling’s first NYC appearence with the band Swingadelic at the Central Park Bandshell in May of 2014 for the Frankie 100 concert. Frankie Manning was a famed Lindy Hopper. It was a pleasure to meet and perform with her and we’ve done so many times since then. Regards, Dave Post/Swingadelic

  • LocalFluff

    Horrible! Terrible! Horrible again!

  • t-dub

    Not my cup of tea but everyone is different. Whatever floats your boat . . .

  • Jim Mallamace

    Dave Post, thanks for your background on this performance (and for your bass line)! When I submitted this to Bob as a possible Evening Pause, I had no idea one of his readers was the band organizer. I mentioned to Bob that nobody dislikes bag pipes more than I, but after hearing Gunhild’s performance, I’ll have to rethink my antipathy to the instrument. Maybe it’s just Amazing Grace I dislike.

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