[Dixielandjazz] FW: One for Brother Gunter
gerard.bielderman at tiscali.nl
Tue Nov 7 01:02:15 PST 2006
And Beryl made quite an act of finding her thimble between her breasts....!
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From: "Jim Kashishian" <jim at kashprod.com>
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Sent: Monday, November 06, 2006 10:48 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] FW: One for Brother Gunter
> In "American Style" the washboard is usually vertical and is held in place
> with a sort of "guitar strap" - there are two variations on this. (1) the
> washboard is flat against one's chest and the player reached around the
> sides and scrapes the board with thimbles or whatever and (2) the
> is vertical in front of the "musician" but instead of flat against the
> it juts straight out at a 90 degree angle and the player scrapes on both
> sides of the board.
> Respectfully submitted,
> Remember discussion on DJML about Beryl Bryden? She had her "minature"
> washboard hung flat against her chest. However, her chest was anything
> flat, so it sounded quite loud!
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