Re: [Harp-L] very cool gig

I do. Our group does a lot of dixieland (aka 'Trad jass'). And I have been following tuba skinny ever since Mick turned me on to them. 

smo-joe (Btw, Rick, I think YOU may like the Quebe sisters). No harp, but my oh my. 

On Sep 12, 2015, at 10:28 PM, Rick Dempster wrote:

> Pity a few harp players don't try embracing this kind of material.
> I'd call that "a blues", but I'm not sure that most 'blues harp' players
> would see it as "The Blues".
> Trouble is, you stick a harp player in this lineup and they immediately
> want an amplifier, thus spoiling the whole thing.
> You can do it on harp at low volume with a string band though. I'd say
> we're talking "jug band", essentially,
> like Gus Canon. Is there anyone doing that on harp these days that you know
> of Mick?
> RD
> On 11 September 2015 at 10:33, Mick Zaklan <mzaklan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>   Well, American roots music is hot right now and few people do it better
>> than Filisko and Noden.  Once the train gets them down there, they're
>> playing a night at Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street.
>>   I told Joe what I tell everyone headed down to the Crescent City.  If
>> you find yourself wandering around the French Quarter; get yourself a
>> muffuletta sandwich to go from Central Grocery on Decatur Street, an Abita
>> beer or a Hurricane in a plastic cup, and then go sit on a curb and catch
>> some Tuba Skinny:  No harp
>> player in the band, but an excellent source of blues and old timey riffs.
>> Mick Zaklan

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