Thank you Dr. Bose! Be inspired! Go listen to this lecture by Dr. @Bose The final lecture of Dr. Bose teaching acoustics at MIT. Simply brilliant. Feel free to skip to the 28th minute, or listen to it in the background while working on something else. So many great ideas about learning, passion, teaching, and […]
The range that virtuoso musicians extract from a guitar continues to.
Check out some youtube of Steve Cowan who won the competition at Boston Guitarfest. The variation he extracts from the guitar gets lost in YouTube translation. But from one instrument, he gets incredibly smooth mellow tones that sustain, harsh buzz tones, tight fingered runs, powerful tones and much more.
Steve Cowen performs Alberto Ginistera.
Instrument makers at the festival included:
Jeremy Clark of 52 instruments who has been making guitars for about 7 years.
Joreon Hillhorst who had unique struts and bracing in his guitar. His designs are big in power and intensity.
This clip made me smell sawdust. Gorgeous guitars and ideas from Joe Yanuziello. The film is produced from folks at Artisans Asylum.
Anybody have any updates on how Joe is doing?
Looking in another Boston area based guitar maker. Dave Cohen runs equilibrium guitars. Check out his gallery of instruments. He brings of his some minor changes to guitar design.
Eric Singer is giving a talk at MIT today at noon. Eric is the premiere musical roboticist in the world. He is the founder of LEMUR and has made tons of great musical robots.