I think it's interesting hearing what other people do. At the session here in
Va Bch, Va, (mostly folkies) they are not all retired hippies.
I am a Navy pilot and have tried to preach the good news (ITM) were ever I go.
I played for my Admiral in the Persian Gulf last St. Patrick's Day, found a
great pub in Dubai, U.A.E., one in Cannes, Nice, Trieste, etc. One reason I
took up fiddle was because it was easier to lug around then my guitar and it
fits great in my plane (plus it takes catapult and arrested landings fairly
I knew one other senior officer on the carrier who played the war pipes and
you could hear him at sunset playing at the stern (when there wasn't flight
ops going on).