Zydeco evolved in the deep south which blends jazz, rhythm and blues, and cajun music.
Clear mellow sound, big brass bass. Capable of a large dynamic range from very soft to very loud.
Very rich, reedy and organ-like sound. Capable of a large dynamic range from very soft to very loud.
Woody overtones, harmonics, in the sound due to way the horsehair Bow vibrates the strings.
In it's wooden frame is played primarily by tapping, but also scraping the washboard with thimbles.
Specifically for Zydeco music, rhythm instrument by stroking either bottle openers or spoons down it.
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