Since the dawn of man, the rhythm bones have passed from hand to hand through genrations to become one of the most widely played instruments in the world. After many travels the bones made their way to America and became an integral part of American popular music. Come join Hubby Jenkins of Carolina Chocolate Drops fame and learn a bit more about the history and playing of this unique instrument. Hubby will demonstrate how to hold the bones and also how to play simple rhythms that'll get you playing in no time. There will be lots of practice as we play along to different types of music ranging from Al Green to Emmett Miller to Louis Prima and more.
About Hubby Jenkins Bones Workshop
Ever wonder what two pieces of wood sound like when they hit against each other?
Well look no further, Hubby Jenkins is here for you.
Starts with a brief introduction in the history of what bones are and where they came from.
From there Hubby will jump into how to "hold'em and how to "sound'em."
There will be lots of practice in rhythm and counting. We'll play along to different songs ranging from Al Green to Emmett Miller and his Georgia Crackers.
"So come on y'all get crackin'"