Happy Lucky Combo
Lucky Combo performs original music inspired by tango, klezmer,
zydeco, oriental...., the blues. This group includes two members
of the Gourd Orchestra.
They have a new CD available.
Hearts of Sound
Hearts of Sound is the musical duo of Hayat Donna Bain and John Bari Ramsey. Donna and John met as members of the First UU Singers, in Richmond, VA, and later performed together in a recorder quartet in 1993. John is a member of the Gourd Orchestra.
Harry Partch (1901-1974), was a composer, an innovative theorist and a music instrument inventor who created dozens of incredible instruments for the performance of his music -- mostly all performed on the instruments he built himself.
queen of crafting gourd sculptures and musical instruments. Minnie
was an inspiration to the forming of the Richmond Indigenous Gourd
Growing gourds in molds.
Widess (from The Caning Shop) gives some instructions using molds
to shape growing gourds..
Gourd Molds from China -
Jim Story - the master knot maker.