Hans Reichel's daxophone is a block of wood that changes the vibration frequency of a wooden blade inside another block with contact microphones. Above, the daxo tongues.
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Folk Art is Joe Lovano's 21st recording for the Blue Note label. He gives a generous nod to Cameroonian saxophonist Manu Dibango on the stand-out track, "Dibango."
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