Archive For February, 2013

Weird Jazz Instruments

By | February 10, 2013

Jazz bagpiper Rufus Harley

Tenor sax, trumpet and piano may be among jazzers’ favorite axes of choice. But,¬†believe¬†it or not, harmonica, accordion, flute, banjo and even the bagpipes have all made their impact on the jazz tradition. In this hour, we’ll sit down for a conversation with jazz tuba pioneer Howard Johnson, and explore how banjo shaped the sound […]

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