[Dixielandjazz] Question !

George Thurmond gmthur at delrio.com
Fri Feb 21 17:38:46 PST 2003

Gunter has been rather quiet lately, and so I thought I'd check and see if
he is all right.  He took the bait and as we can see all is well with him.
You have to admire a guy that springs to the defense of the washboard, and
with his fingers it's a great OKOM instrument.

Geo. Thurmond

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Gunter" <jazzboard at hotmail.com>
To: <gmthur at delrio.com>; <dixielandjazz at ml.islandnet.com>
Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2003 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: [Dixielandjazz] Question !

> In answer to Bob Romans' question George Thurmond wrote:
> >My vote is in the "other" category.  It's got to be the washboard - hands
> >down!
> I would probably say the same thing but with reservations. ANYONE can hit
> washboard but to "play" it is another matter entirely. Same thing is true
> with drums. Take timpani - four tuned drums and anyone can take a mallet
> just whang away but to perform in a symphony requires a bit more than a
> sense of rhythm and enthusiasm for kettle drums!
> If you want a "other" category instrument may I recommend the kazoo!
> Respectfully submitted,
> Bill "Washboard Whanger" Gunter
> jazzboard at hotmail.com
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