Shaye Cohn is a New Orleans multi-instrumentalist and the unofficial leader of Tuba Skinny. The following stories are either about her, Tuba Skinny, or other bands and albums she has been a part of.
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Tuba Skinny has released about an album a year over their now eleven year history. They were scheduled to record number eleven this April until
During the summer of 2018 Tuba Skinny had the unique opportunity to perform as part of the Ashton Brothers circus in the Netherlands. We performed
I was introduced to Tuba Skinny in 2010 through videos uploaded by YouTube pioneers Al and Judy Alexander. The Alexanders, whose YouTube channel is digitalalexa,
An intriguing question in social history is why creative explosions happen when and where they do. What was it about Switzerland during the Great War
I recently read a column Tex Wyndham wrote for our predecessor paper The West Coast Rag back in 1990 lamenting the lack of female instrumentalists
Pops Coffee turned his focus to traditional jazz in his early 50s but he pursued learning with such vehemence that thirty-odd years later he has