Paulownia didgeridoos

April 16, 2009


Pitz Quattrone stopped by Rocky Dale to collect last year’s Paulownia trunks.  He creates didgeridoos out of them- a wind instrument that produces a vibrating resonant sound when blown into through quivering lips.  We tried it out with little success- better to hear Pitz play with his group the Earthman Band.

Click here to listen to Pitz explain the history of the Didgeridoo and hear the sound it makes.  Vermont Public Radio Interview.

One Response to “Paulownia didgeridoos”

  1. Jay Jinkins Says:

    Alright, Didjs’ from Paulownia!

    Just one thing: how do you get the hole down them?

    I was given a piece of Sapphire Dragon which had a small hole down the center. Is there a species that has a larger hole?

    Cheers, JT

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