This blog is dedicated to the sublime instruments called nose flutes and which produce the most divine sound ever. We have chosen to discard all the native models from S. Pacific and Asia, for they need fingering to be played. We'll concentrate on "buccal cavity driven" nose flutes : the well patented and trademarked metal or plastic ones, plus, by a condemnable indulgence, some wooden craft or home-made productions.

Oct 5, 2012

1920 weird ad

The relation of a funny advertisement for a "small goods merchant" store, selling notably Humanatones. One thing is interesting, confirming those small musical instruments were used by Jazz orchestras. From "Presto", Jun 19., 1920 :

1 comment:

  1. Very interesting to read how the nose flute was a standard instrument played by a jazz band. Equally interesting to see how a jazz band was looked upon as well...