Chris Walshaw plays English & French bagpipes, saxophone, flute and whistles in a number of bands and projects.
He has perfomed at festivals & clubs in Europe and across Britain including at venues as diverse as St Chartier Festival, France; Rudolstadt Tanz & Folk Fest, Germany; Stallet, Stockholm; St Martin-in-the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London; the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London; and Liverpool Cathedral.
He also appears as a bagpiper in the 2017 feature film Tulip Fever, set in 17th century Amsterdam.
With his bands, he has made 13 CDs and his music occasionally appears on BBC Radio 2, 3 & 4.
Chris is also responsible for abc music notation, now used all over the world, primarily to notate folk & traditional tunes,
but also in academic research and as a text based resource for visually-impaired musicians.
The abc website lists over half a million tunes at around 200 websites and has around 500,000 visitors a year.
Happy 10th birthday Folk Dance Remixed!
(a wonderful lockdown video with a small bagpipe contribution from Chris)