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- n. A percussion instrument, desendant of the jawbone, made of stiff wire connecting a wood ball to a block of wood with metal teeth inside, which when struck, creates a rattling sound.
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Maybe I will be there at, say, junior high band practice with her, my arms out making a big C around her, a giant second ribcage that will keep a-holes from elbowing her while she tries to master the vibraslap.
The music was arranged by 25 year-old geographer/law student/vibraslap enthusiast Brian Udelhofen, who teaches the group.
Who'd have thought the vibraslap could be so sinister.
My friend Peter has been investigating the Vibraslap, everyone's favourite bit of music-lesson latin percussion click here for some free samples : Did you know that the bizarrely shaped/named vibraslap is designed to imitate the quijada, a primitive instrument made from two donkey jawbones tied together?
McCrea also displays a tremendous fondness for the vibraslap which he uses on almost every song.