Check it out – every 31 July is a special day designed to encourage people to explore uncommon instruments. There are so many! When I looked at the list, I noticed that a few already have a favored home in the Josephmooon / Austin, TX DIV., musical equipment room, specifically the hurdy gurdy and shofar. Yours truly also has enjoy time playing the djembe.
One day, while visiting the recording studio in which Gary Clark, Jr., had recently recorded his second album, I commented on some kind of exotic banjo-type kora hanging on the wall, Studio personnel happily told me that one day Clark had simply taken it off the wall to craft a few tasty licks that made it onto the album.
About the weirdest instrument I have on hand is the kazoo. Have to hum on that in celebration. Know any good songs with kazoo solos?
There are few enough in the rock lexicon, but THIS ONE SURELY COUNTS.
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