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The World’s Greatest Band, Tuba Skinny, here shares with us a sweet version of Blind Boy Fuller’s “Untrue Blues,” nailed down, as always, by the understated rhythm stylings of Robin Rapuzzi.
Prague, Czech Republic is not the place I think of first when I think of the blues, but these guys definitely have that down-home feel. The harp player/vocalist is Matej Ptaszek; I don’t know who the other two are. The washboardiste … Continue reading
This guy was my inspiration when I started to play the washboard. If Ralf Reynolds is the king of jazz washboard, then Washboard Chaz Leary is undoubtedly the king of the board in the world of blues. Many years ago, … Continue reading
These guys are damned good. Max De Bernardi plays some lively ragtime on a resonator while Veronica Sbergia sings, kazoos and plays the washboard à l’américaine inversé, using hair brushes as scrapers. She’s very, very good. She puts together a nice, subtle … Continue reading
Here’s the Gringo’s Washboard Band, which hails from Curitiba, Brazil. Guto Krainski, the washboardiste, plays his wavy-crimped board in la mode à l‘américaine. He scrapes with thimbles, and his board is rigged out with a couple of tin cups and a call … Continue reading
I can’t complain about this. Justin Johnson has taken a pail-sized washboard, turned it into an electric guitar, and now plays some sweet bottleneck on it.