Rufus Harley, the Jazz Bagpipe Player
May 31, 2008 8:14 PM Subscribe
posted by Deathalicious (12 comments total)
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is generally best known for being a Jazz Bagpipe player
. He promoted peace and an appreciation of the United States. A native of Philadelphia, he gave out replicas of the liberty bell
to famous celebrities including Bill Cosby. A documentary of his life, which includes an extended interview of Rufus in his home, was recently released: Pipes of Peace
].I only found out about Rufus because his documentary was being shown on a Philly access cable station and I came across it while channel surfing. I saw a man wailing on a sax and waxing philosophical. I thought it was kinda weird, but when he whipped out his bagpipes, I knew this was important. Rufus Harley has been mentioned on the blue before.