Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Polka...!

Here is a cell phone photo I snapped on our recent visit to the Temple Tx Czech Museum. The exhibit commemorates Leo Majeck's Polka Orchestra. This orchestra has been in operation playing gigs in Texas since 1897.

I picked up a couple of their records, 60s vintage maybe, in a Temple thrift store last year. Could be possible some of these instruments were used on that recording. Those tubas look a lot like my horn, I would love to play in a band like this.


Here is a youtube clip from the 90s:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jph6ShWdJR8



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