Amazing spoons player
I’ve only seen the spoons as a novelty, played by an attention seeker. I’ve also seen them banged horrendously out of time by people who love the music - but have the least level of commitment to learning. I’ve been royally put off this ‘instrument’ by the above non-musicians - apart from once seeing them played inoffensively by the singer Cathy Jordan (Dervish) for one tune.
Is there such a thing as a good spoons player at a session?
Perhaps somewhere to direct people if they start abusing cutlery at a session? (YouTube perhaps?)
And I always feel it would rip the heart out of people who play spoons to ask that they don’t play it to every tune- does anyone know of a good tact to take when asking someone not to make loud high pitched banging sounds all the time???