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Fri, Feb 17 2012 8:00 PM


Edgetone Records and Earwax Music present ~ Music of Invention - A Concert Celebrating Tom Nunn's Inventions - A retrospective and a tribute.
Since 1976 Tom Nunn has invented over 200 instruments. The sounds from these unique creations have been utilized on dozens of recordings, soundtracks and in performance. For this special evening Tom will play many of these musical inventions including: The Crustacean (1977), Sonoglyph, T-Rodimba, The Skatchbox, Bridge Rod Mothic, The Bug, and his most recent instrument ~ The Lukie Tubes (2011)

The performances will feature Tom in duos, trios and groups (T.D. Skatchit, Ghost In The House, Rtd3)

The guests will include: Aurora Josephson - voice, Allan Crossman - piano, Doug Carroll - cello, Bart Hopkins - inventions, Gary Knowlton - bass, Chris Brown - electronics, Michael Knowlton - guitar, David Michalak - lap steel, skatchbox, Ron Heglin - voice, Paul Winstanley – bass, Karen Stackpole - gongs, percussion, Rent Romus - alto sax, Ed Herrmann - inventions, John Ingle - soprano sax plus a surprise guest.

To co-inside with the event Edgetone Records will release the single, Skatchbox Blues - a tribute to Tom and his invention, The Skatchbox.

Many of Nunn’s instruments will also be on display and a reception will follow the show

Free Tom Nunn CD with admission.

T.D.Skatchit - Tip of My Tongue:










Cost: $10 -
Audio samples in which musicians at this event play:
Videos featuring musicians playing at this event
Invented Instruments , at the High Zero festival September 22nd 2012 , Baltimore Maryland
From left, Heikki "Mike" Koskinen digital trumpet, Tane Kannisto saxophone, Teppo Hauta-aho double bass, Ville Rauhala double bass, Rent Romus saxophone and Simo Laihonen drums at Telakka, Tampere, Finland 31.5.2017.