"FROM MAREMMA (TUSCANY) TO TENNESSEE or FROM WOODEN CASTANETS TO BONE CASTANETS"Short documentary on the use and tradition of castanets (gnacchere) in Tuscany and in the United States (here called "bones"). The document was prepared on the occasion of the presentation in Grosseto of the...

New member, Dennis Devine, saw Percy Danforth play at the 1977 Florida Folk Festival, and said he did not realize his importance at that time. He found this photograph and a great recording of Percy playing both from the Festival at the website of...

David Morton recorded DeFord Bailey playing and talking about rhythm bones. Recording courtesy of the Center for Popular Music, MTSU. Click HERE to listen. You can also play it on his Player Profile Page where you can read his full profile. ...