Washboard Jo, Percussion, domestic violence activist
"Queen of the Washboard"
"A true player,
not just a scratcher"
"Best rhythm this
side of the Blues"
"Seen 'em all, none hold
a candle to this lady"
Jo Burke: washboardist extraordinaire, percussionist, songwriter, singer, entertainer, passionate advocate on behalf of women surviving domestic violence, passionate advocate for life. Educating people and empowering women and children in violent domestic environments with a New Dawn is Jo Burke's mission.
Based out of Kansas City Missouri, USA, Washboard Jo is everything listed above and more because she is authentic and pure. It is fitting that the washboard was her first instrument, it amplifies her heart - this is what she's truly playing.
...She is not your average Jo
Tu Tus, Bustiers, Blues, Jazz and Funk,
Scratching Your Head & Shakin' Your Trunk