vibraphone http://kalw.org en Bobby Hutcherson: Master of the vibes http://kalw.org/post/bobby-hutcherson-master-vibes <p>The great jazzman Milt Jackson had an easy way of telling people he met what instrument he played. He pointed to his lapel where he wore a gold pin in the shape of his instrument. It saved him from explaining what his instrument was to nearly every stranger he met.</p><p>Most would call it a xylophone, but with electronic accessories it can produce a vibrato. That instrument&rsquo;s called the vibraphone.</p> Wed, 28 Mar 2012 00:31:27 +0000 David Ross 8184 at http://kalw.org Bobby Hutcherson: Master of the vibes