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. The robot listens to the human play and tries to match its beat, sync, and themes.
Is our response to music hard-wired or culturally determined? Is the reaction to rhythm and melody universal or influenced by environment? Join John Schaefer, Daniel Levitin and artist Bobby McFerrin for live performances to illustrate music’s note-worthy interaction with the brain and our emotions.