rhythm band


Definition of rhythm band

: a band usually composed of schoolchildren who play simple percussion instruments (such as rhythm sticks, sleigh bells, or tambourines) to learn fundamentals of coordination and music

First Known Use of rhythm band

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Rhythm band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhythm%20band. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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