For the Pixar animated film, see One Man Band .
For the 2007 James Taylor album, see One Man Band
in Calgary]]A one-man band is a musician who plays a number of musical instruments simultaneously. Stereotypically, these include a number of wind instruments strapped around the neck, a large bass drum mounted on the musician's back, cymbals between the knees, a banjo, ukulele or guitar held in the hands, and a harmonica mounted on wire framing (known as a "harp rack") just below the mouth.
"The one-man band exists, in all its uniqueness and independence, as a most elusive yet persistent musical tradition. As a category of musicianship it transcends cultural and geographic boundaries, spans stylistic limits, and defies conventional notions of technique and instrumentation. Defined simply as a single musician playing more than one instrument at the same time, it is an ensemble limited only by the mechanical capabilities and imaginative inventiveness of its creator, and despite its gene
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