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Louisiana Hand Made Man from New Orleans Who is Wearing a Rub Board to Play Zydeco Music (Close Up)

Louisiana Hand Made Man from New Orleans Who is Wearing a Rub Board to Play Zydeco Music (Close Up)

Handcrafted male figure from New Orleans. He is made with corn husks and is wearing a straw hat. He has a red bandana around his neck. He has a foil washboard or rub board on his chest. Washboards are traditional Cajun musical instruments. A small sign in front of the figure says "I heart Zydeco Music." Zydeco music evolved in Louisiana from the French Creole. Zydeco blends Cajun music, blues and rhythm and blues. Tag: "Brunella Luke, 4415 Bayouside Drive, Chauvin LA 70344." The figure is 6 inches (15 cm) tall.

For the story, visit The Day the Music Died

Galleries: Hat, Louisiana, Musical Instrument, North America
Keywords: Cajun, French Creole, Louisiana, New Orleans, North America, USA, Zydeco, bandana, blues and rhythm, corn husks, cornhusks, music, rub board, straw hat, washboard
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0666667
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 23465