Uploaded on Apr 23, 2009
The stage debut of Shimon, the robotic marimba player. Also, the world first human-robot rendition of Duke Jordan's "Jordu", for human piano and robot marimba.
Full performance: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qy02lw...
The robot listens to the human play and tries to match its beat, sync, and themes. It uses choreographic gestures to generate both motion and sound.
Programmed and performed by:
The Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology:
Director: Gil Weinberg
Robot design and construction:
Roberto Aimi, Alium Labs
eyedrum art+music, Atlanta, GA
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