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jug band

n. Music
A group that uses unconventional or improvised instruments, such as jugs, kazoos, and washboards.

jug band

n
(Jazz) a small group playing folk or jazz music, using empty jugs that are played by blowing across their openings to produce bass notes

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n.
a small band that plays chiefly blues or folk music on very simple instruments, as washboards, harmonicas, kazoos, and empty jugs.
[1930–35, Amer.]
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Noun1.jug band - a musical group that uses jugs and washboards and kazoos and other improvised instrumentsjug band - a musical group that uses jugs and washboards and kazoos and other improvised instruments
ensemble - a group of musicians playing or singing together; "a string ensemble"
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