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Stevie Wonder discovers new musical instrument, harpejji, at Winter NAMM 2012
While Tim Meeks was developing his musical invention, the harpejji, in his basement several years ago, he must not have imagined that one day Stevie Wonder would want one. Imagine the feeling he had when someone tapped on his shoulder at Winer NAMM 2012 and whispered, "Stevie Wonder is coming to see the harpejji." This video captures the moments that followed. Since the demo, Stevie has received his harpejji k24 and hopes to master it over time.
About the Harpejji
The harpejji is a new musical instrument by Marcodi Musical Products that combines the timeless sound of real strings with a patented playing interface that is ergonomic, intuitive and highly expressive. Whether you are a film composer, sound designer, organic keyboardist, avant garde songwriter, instrument collector, multi-instrumentalist, extended range bassist, fingerstyle guitarist, Chapman Stick player, musical therapist, or simply a trendsetting musician in general... there is something in it for you. The harpejji provides a heightened level of satisfaction, even for people that have tried every stringed instrument, tapping instrument, electric piano, electromechanical keyboard, digital piano, software synth, guitar emulator, iPad app, MIDI controller, keytar, isomorphic instrument, microtonal instrument or experimental musical instrument out there yet are still wanting more. It adapts to just about any musical style: classical, rock, jazz, roots, folk, electronic, country, blues, Americana, etc. Playing techniques include tapping, strumming, sliding, bending, slapping, percussing, hitting harmonics, scratching the strings, muting with your finger tips and more. Learn more on the Marcodi website: http://www.marcodi.com or visit the Marcodi Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/MarcodiMusicalProducts
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