[Dixielandjazz] Banjos a a Phallic Symbol

Michael Woitowicz banjomusic at charter.net
Sun Dec 18 10:11:47 PST 2005


Dick Baker's interesting post on the banjo history exhibit was very
informative. However, he opened up a can of worms with the quote in the last

"... isn't the instrument just one big phallic symbol? But that's a bit of
banjo symbology the curators did not spell out."

This ought to bring a flood of messages regarding the "real role" of banjos
in a jazz ensemble!!

Mike Woitowicz
The Banjo Barons Ragtime Band
The Dixie Barons Dixieland Band

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