Shimon in Tivoli

Richard Savery (Performer)

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Performance at VPRO's Vrije Sounds Live in TivoliVredenburg, 26 September 2018.

Shimon the Robotic marimbaplayer and friends live in concert.
Setlist: Bafana (Gil Weinberg); Iltur 3 (Gil Weinberg); Blue Monk (Thelonious Monk); Oh Oh (Zachary Kondak); AI (Gil weinberg and Dashille Smith); Shimon Hiphop Demo (Gil Weinberg and Dashille Smith)Shimon Robot - marimba, Richard Savery - sax, Gil Weinberg - bas, Dash - vocals/trumpet, Zach Kondak - Guitar, Gerben Klein Willink - trumpet, Jeroen Verberne - trombone

Shimon is the world's first robotic musician. He is developed at the Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology by inventor, musician and professor Gil Weinberg. Shimon can listen, analyse, react and improvise on music. The researchers study interaction between Shimon and other musicians.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 26 Sept 2018
Externally publishedYes


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