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Vest Frottoir

A vest frottoir is an instrument used in zydeco music. It is usually made from pressed, corrugated aluminium and is worn over the shoulders.

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Zydeco Music: Spicy Cajun-Creole Flair
Jun 30, 2011 invention of the Vest Frottoir.
Southeast Texas: Hot House of Zydeco
unique musical instrument, the frottoir vest. In doing so, they directly affected practically every zydeco band to come after them.
GLOSSARY OF CAJUN AND CREOLE TERMS Compiled by Caelan
Frottoir – a musical instrument used in zydeco music, worn as a vest over the shoulders. Spoons are used to rub against the instrument to resonate sounds.
Chancery Cruising
Webbe singing up a storm, Mike Farmer on. Sax, Jackie Jones on drums, Ian Cornell on soprano sax and Patricia Pawson on the vest frottoir (washboard to me!
Les Nouvelles de la Famille Doucet
introduced to us that morning. It was a washboard. (frottoir) that hung on one's body like a vest.

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Zydeco-A-Go-Go performs at Gorgas Park tonight
Along with Eshelman helming the accordion, vocals and piano parts, his band owes its two-stepping, rhythm to the vest frottoir – a rub board played by scratching spoons across its metal grates.

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Vest frottoir - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A vest frottoir is an instrument used in zydeco music. It is usually made from pressed, corrugated aluminium and is worn over the shoulders.
Danny Entertaining the Mardi Gras Crowd on the Vest Frottoir
Mar 12, 2011 Danny Playing the Vest Frottoir with the Band for the Mardi Gras Party! March 8, 2011 Danny's Big Easy TV Powered By Jaytor Productions.
vest frottoir | Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Apr 3, 2011 He was the main vest frottoir player in the zydeco band. Karl Strauss Brewery and Garden, Sorrento Valley, San Diego, California USA.
The Creole State Exhibit: Folk Instruments
The vest frottoir, used for zydeco, shows how modern sheet metal technology can serve to carry on the Afro-Caribbean rhythm of Creole French music.
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