Shepherd Pipe Chanter Reeds
The Shepherd flat blade reed is a popular reed with pipe bands and soloists worldwide. They provide a consistent quality tone with a stable piobaireachd hi G and currently played by many top soloists in our Peter Henderson and R.G. Hardie blackwood pipe chanters.
The reed can be identified by the initials of the maker R.T. Shepherd stamped on the reed.
Listen to double gold medallist Alastair Dunn demonstrating the new R.G. Hardie blackwood pipe chanter with a Shepherd reed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zHboHVe9Nyo