Grier Coppins

Grier Coppins began his musical career on the street in Toronto playing bagpipes at the corner Yonge & Bloor in the mid 1970’s. He was an original member of critically acclaimed Canadian bagpipe/funksters Rare Air in the 1980’s.


In 1993 he founded Taxi Chain, a rhythm & blues infused cocktail of song & tune. Coppins has played almost

 every major folk fest in Canada & the USA. He released a solo record in 2014 selected as one of the years ten best by Andy Donnelley in Penguin Eggs.