Robert Armstrong

The image above shows Tony Marcus with his Gibson L-5 and Robert Armstrong with his musical saw

Robert Armstrong is a cartoonist, illustrator, painter and musician, best known for his Disney parody, Mickey Rat and as a member of Robert Crumb’s old-time string band, ‘The Cheap Suit Serenaders’.

See Robert Armstrong’s L-5 guitar, Serial Number 84677

Performing vocals, guitar and musical saw – the latter can be heard in in the opening and closing theme music for Milos Forman’s ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ – Armstrong is an adept performer specialising in Hokum, early Jazz, Hawaiian and Country Blues.

Listen to Robert playing the saw with the Cheap Suit Serenaders