IT’S CLOSE TO DAWN when Garth Hudson shows me the gun. “I made it from a kit,” he says, fondling a derringer with a smooth wooden handle. Hudson is sitting at a piano in his home studio, an old cabin in New York’s Catskill Mountains. He’s already demonstrated an array of antique instruments, from a pearl accordion to a wooden saxophone, when he produces the gun.By Brian D. Johnson8 min
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