Jim Self is the master
of monster brass--the tuba and beyond.
In this case beyond
is the Fluba, a Self-designed tuba-size flugel horn.
My America is a 17-track tour of musical Americana--Camptown
Flying Machine, Old
Homes. America The Beautiful-- featuring the
, conducted and produced by Kim Scharnberg,
My America swings brightly as Self, with a cast
of solid session players, his
sense of humor,
and the Fluba, works the music
from top to bottom.
Self's tuba work includes
hundreds of film scores television shows
Cat in the Hat and Chicago.