Perhaps the Final Best Use Ever of Plastic Straws…

Here it is: early evidence of far-reaching musical genius and a shared indomitable, improvisational spirit. I confess doubts as to whether the same epic masterpiece might have been wrought with today’s paper straws, but I suspect my daughters have more vision and capacity for innovation than I do. This performance was recorded in Ocean Grove, NJ several summers ago. Note the ominous, telltale din of air conditioning in the background, the subtly inserted tribute to “Angels We Have Heard on High,” and the big finish.