John MacDonald of Inverness needs no introduction to the piobaireachd enthusiast.  He was an inspirational player and teacher whose piobaireachd lineage could be traced via the MacPhersons and the Camerons to the MacCrimmons.

In this new article Roderick Cannon tells of his life and times.  More detailed information is available for members here.

John MacDonald, on the pier at Lochboisdale, South Uist. Sherrif Grant said ‘There he was indeed a veritable king, and his name and fame will not die’. The photo is believed to have been taken by Margaret Fay Shaw in the 1930s. Thanks to Josh Dixon for a copy of this photo.