There are confirmed stories of people who can break instruments and cause them to fail by walking in a room. I'm the opposite - I can walk into a room and something will work better than it is supposed to.
One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because it's so easy to make sounds, and to put sounds together into something that appears to be music, but it's just as hard as it always was to make good music.
To those of you who are wearing ties, I think my dad would appreciate it if you took them off.
I happen to think that computers are the most important thing to happen to musicians since the invention of cat-gut which was a long time ago.
My transition from scientist to entrepreneur? Some would say that I still haven't made that transition.
When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance he is in a technical sense transmitting more information to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows.
What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I've done.
I'm finishing building a house and setting up a shop to build custom electronical musical instruments.
The point is that I don't design stuff for myself. I'm a toolmaker. I design things that other people want to use.
I was never worried that synthesizers would replace musicians. First of all, you have to be a musician in order to make music with a synthesizer.