Blair studied Jazz at Algoma University. He is a drummer in many bands including Vertically Impaired and The Dirty Few, and has played in many fill-in gigs on guitar, bass, and drums. He is further successful with pipes and as a snare drummer. He has competed at many Highland games as well as working as a drummer with the ceremonial guard on parliament hill in Ottawa with the Canadian Armed Forces. He is currently writing, recording, and touring with Id Iota.