How to Play the Spoons

Appalachian musician and multi-instrumentalist David Holt provides a primer on how to play spoons.

064 how to play spoons - three panels
LEFT: By knocking the utensils back and forth between his hand and his mouth and varying the "O" formed by his lips, David can produce a whole range of musical tones. CENTER: Holt produces a drum roll effect by running the spoons down his short. RIGHT: Mr. Holt finishes a maneuver in which he hits the two spoons against his left hand, left leg, right leg, and left foot.