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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.

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  • The music was arranged by 25 year-old geographer/law student/vibraslap enthusiast Brian Udelhofen, who teaches the group.

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  • Who'd have thought the vibraslap could be so sinister.

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  • 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?

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  • McCrea also displays a tremendous fondness for the vibraslap which he uses on almost every song.

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  • ~ modern percussion instrument with rod and ball; made by Latin Percussion (LP)

    January 18, 2009

  • I found out about it in the Wikipedia article on Cake.

    January 2, 2008

  • Haha! What a great word! Those jazz musicians have all the fun.

    December 17, 2007

  • Too right arby, that's the first thing that came to mind.

    December 17, 2007

  • You mean it isn't?

    December 17, 2007

  • This word is GREAT! Sounds like an exotic new sex toy.

    December 17, 2007