[Dixielandjazz] For YouTube Withdrawal Syndrome
tubaman at tubatoast.com
Mon Aug 24 22:42:20 PDT 2009
That fiddle is a version of a Stroh Violin, patented in 1899- it has a
resonator amplifier and brass horn to project the sound. The subject
has come up on DJML before...
More info here:
They made a full range of sizes - even String Bass size! (I had a link
to a picture of one somewhere, but my files have been self shredding
On Aug 24, 2009, at 4:23 PM, Gluetje1 at aol.com wrote:
> Next time your life is getting shaky because it's been so long since
> dosed up on YouTube, here is one to check. Note their attire.
> Note the
> fiddle-o-phone or whatever it was -- first I've seen or heard of
> such. Class
> act & great jazz? Always, as far as my experience. Oh -- it's Vince
> Giordino and The Nighthawks.
> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgYbq9mU6oY&feature=related) >
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