They've piped the musical mouth-pipes to entertainers such as talk-show host Conan O'Brien and rock bands Weezer and Jethro Tull and to entities like McDonald's and the Pentagon and Red Hat Society -- they even have a standing order for the United States Embassy in the United Arab Emirates. "Every year, they order 50 kazoos for the Marines there," Murray says. "They have a Marine kazoo band. "I don't know what they play."Fun stuff. The plastics details: Kazoobie assembles and ships the product, but doesn't mold the parts. This story doesn't say, but this earlier feature from the St. Petersburg, Fla. Times, identifies the molder as Ven-Tel Plastics Corp. in Pinellas Park, Fla. Also, the Sarasota story mentions that Kazoobie owns the domain name www.kazoos.com, which was probably a good idea for such a specialized company.
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