[Dixielandjazz] Electric (Electronic) Washboard

David Richoux tubaman at tubatoast.com
Tue Nov 14 14:18:42 PST 2006

Thanks to Tom W's outstanding memory recall - the performer I was  
trying to remember is Prof. Hokum W. Jeebs - he has played all over  
the West Coast for many years. Here is one photo and bio:
  http://www.edmontonstreetfest.com/2006/performers.php  (scroll down  
a bit.)

Is it OKOM? Is it Art?

I think yes in both cases!

Dave Richoux

On Nov 14, 2006, at 1:44 PM, David Richoux wrote:

> IMO, a "one-man-band" like Prof. Gizmo is NOT a washboard player -
> totally different job description ...
> (The washboard is mostly just a frame to hold all the other stuff.)
> BTW, there was a TV music variety show a few years ago on PBS that
> had a wide range of One Man (and Woman) Bands. (I think it was the
> Lonesome Pine series.) My favorite on that show was a guy who played
> a toy piano with one hand, a small tuba with the other and had a
> snare drum covered with wind-up plastic teeth - you will just have to
> imagine what that sounded like ;-)
> Prof. Gizmo was on that show.

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