It’s pretty fascinating how far computer-aided performance can go. Here’s a Wiimote-controlled robot that (at least according to Popular Science) will make “Human Hippies obsolete.”
Not sure I’d go that far -- but still very cool!
A word of thanks to the Zildjian tweet for this one. Let us know what you think!
The man behind the machine, Patrick Flanagan, is a composer who cites music theory, music cognition, and machine learning as the three “chin-stroking disciplines” that influence his work. He created Jazari with a nod to Al-Jazari, a polymath of the Arab world in the 13th century who supposedly created the world’s first robot band.