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Kazoo [bazoo, bazooka, gazooka, gazoota]locked

  • Anthony C. Baines,
  • Paul Oliver
  •  and Martin Kirnbauer

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A simple Mirliton which amplifies the human voice while also imparting a buzzing, rasping quality to it. First manufactured in the USA around 1850, it has been produced since the 1890s in many countries under different names and in a variety of forms. It now consists of a cigar-shaped tube of plated metal or plastic with a flattened opening at one end and a smaller, circular opening at the other (...

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