Somewhat like the proverbial London bus, you wait for years for some space-age bassoon and then what happens? You can’t escape them!
There certainly seems to be a bit of a ‘bassoongeist’ going on at the moment as this latest addition will attest. Here is Canadian busker Jeff Burke, a performer at this year’s Coldwater Steampunk Festival perfoming Daft Punk’s Get Lucky on the bassoon and, er, theremin. Thanks to Facebook fan Blake Smith for bringing it to our attention:
And yes, he does appear to be dressed as a pirate…