A jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of traditional and home-made instruments. These home-made instruments are ordinary objects adapted to or modified for making of sound, like the washtub bass, washboard, spoons, stovepipe and comb & tissue paper (kazoo). The term jug band is loosely used in referring to ensembles that also incorporate home-made instruments but that are more accurately called skiffle bands, spasm bands, juke bands, or jook bands because they are missing the required jug player.
In the early days of jug band music, guitar and mandolins were sometimes made from the necks of discarded guitars fastened to large gourds. The gourds were flattened on on ...
A very typical sounding and feeling jug/junk and or street march cue. Would compliment any sort of New Orleans, vaudeville, pre-swing, porch music etc situation. Featured throughout are common era specific instruments, including washboard, snare drum, bass drum, several woodblocks and cowbells. Instrumental, Folk, Jug Band
A swaggering all drum piece that is right out of the French Quarter. Layered percussion and a vibrant snare drum make this one unmistakeable. Picture a local street marching group meandering their way down a bustling street. Or a documentary that focuses on the revival of the city post Katrina. Instrumental, Folk, Jug Band
Heres a lazy and very laid back New Orleans style street groove. Typical instruments will be heard in this track, washboard, cowbells, snare drum, bass drum and shakers. Easily fits into anything New Orleans, second lines, street marches and Mardi Gras type visuals. Instrumental, Folk, Jug Band
Breezy Banjo plucking tune with acoustic guitar- heavily Bluegrass inspired singer songwriter tune; for films about a character dealing with obscurity and being overshadowed by another "lived in your light but I stayed in the shadows"; agrarian settings, Male Vocals, Folk, Jug Band
A totally legit and traditional NOLA percussion piece. Upbeat, celebratory, fun and exciting. Very New Orleans with a noticeable junk/jug band vibe. Picture a neighborhood drum line pushing their way down Canal street. Easily compliments NOLA/French Quarter/Mardi Gras visuals. Instrumental, Folk, Jug Band