NATIONAL KAZOO DAY
January 28 is National Kazoo Day, an unofficial holiday recognizing more than a century and a half of kazoo music in the United States.
Fun Kazoo Facts:
- Alabama Vest, of Macon Georgia made the first Kazoo in the 1840′s.
- Commercial production of the Kazoo began in 1912.
- There is a production factory museum in Eden, NY.
- Carol Burnett’s character, Miss Hannigan, played the kazoo in the movie version of “Annie”.
Kazoos are easy to play. Simply hum a tune into the kazoo, and you are now a kazoo expert. Let’s all make some noise!!
HOW TO OBSERVE
Play a kazoo and use #NationalKazooDay to post on social media.
Founded in 1983 by Chaplin Willard Rahn of the Joyful Noise Kazoo Band, National Kazoo Day was created to celebrate the humble kazoo and all the infectious joy it brings to people of all ages.