[Dixielandjazz] For YouTube Withdrawal Syndrome

David Richoux 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  

Dave RIchoux

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  
> you
> 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_
> (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgYbq9mU6oY&feature=related) >
> Ginny

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