Zoot alor! You have three strikes with this magnificent bell, but you are nearly never out of sound – Kevin has timed it at holding its tone for two minutes. It even rivals a nearby church for clarity and resounding statement.
Zounds’ simple yet elegant lines echo the strength of its tone, repeating its shapes in pleasing and sometimes surprising ways.
The second photo – taken before the additional strikers and patina was applied – explains some of the inspiration for its title.
The Web and computer speakers really don’t do it justice, but enjoy this taste of Zounds’ zeal …
Private Collection, New Orleans, Louisiana. Steel, stainless steel, 73″ x 31″ x 35″, 2005.