Friday, January 16

Do you know Jug Band?

Jug Band is a team of musicians that use odd musical instruments such as jugs, mugs, spoons, stovepipe and comb & tissue paper and many more.

They use ordinary things and create sound out of them. They even made guitars from gourds! Quite amazing-right?

Do you know that the first jug bands to record were the Louisville and Birmingham jug bands?

When I was growing up, I was taught to use a special leaf to make musical notes. I know of a friend of my husband adapt an empty biscuit tin as a percussion instrument. In remote villages in my state Tamilnadu, villagers use several day to day objects like empty glass bottle, conch as musical instruments.

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