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Cigar box guitars created by John McCusker

Posted on by John McCusker

Here’s a gallery of some of my cigar box guitars. Early jazzmen like Kid Ory made their first music on homemade instruments. I have wanted to make one since I began my research on jazz 25 years ago. Visit our Etsy shop to see more. https://www.etsy.com/shop/MyVintageNewOrleans?ref=seller-platform-mcnav

Tribute to jazzmen, top, “Jockomo,” a tribute to the Mardi Gras Indians, bottom.

Tribute to jazzmen, top, “Jockomo,” a tribute to the Mardi Gras Indians, bottom.

Portrait I made of Percy Humphrey on a slide guitar I made featuring a bed post for a neck.

Portrait I made of Alvin Alcorn on a slide guitar I made featuring a bed post for a neck.

Jockomo

Jockomo

Jockomo

Jockomo