[JPL] Zenph "re-performance"

EdBride at aol.com EdBride at aol.com
Fri Nov 4 16:08:35 EDT 2011

That's about right; another very nice example of this is Tatum's  
"Yesterdays," around which Gordon Goodwin wrote a big band arrangement.  It's terrific
In a message dated 11/4/2011 4:05:58 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
tom at joelocke.com writes:

Louis' answer seems to be the best.
I took the photographs  that are used in the tray card (although I  
haven't received the  finished product yet).

My photographs, are from the actual concert that  was recorded, so  
it's a nice tie in.
That concert was in  Rochester, Eric!

Here's a link for more  information:http://www.zenph.com/the-music/  

Best to all,


Tom  Marcello
Manager / Joe Locke
5 Windscape Park
Pittsford, New York  14534-3200

tom at joelocke.com

On  Nov 4, 2011, at 11:04 AM, Louis Erlanger wrote:

> I attended  a Zenph demo a number of years ago. They reproduced an  
> Art  Tatum
> recording. It was fantastic technology. What they did then, and  have
> probably improved upon since, is analyze, through software  and  
> using people,
> an existing recording and they log  all of its nuances -- notes, touch,
> rhythm, phrasing, etc.  They  have a piano that is equipped with a  
> device
> that  translates that analysis back to the keys of the piano. So it  
>  is really
> a very advanced player piano that reproduces not just the  notes,  
> but the
> actual way the original player attacked  the notes and approached  
> the music.
> They then record  this piano playing in a recording studio, thereby  
>  creating
> a pristine re-make of the original recording, sans  scratches,  
> clicks and
> distortion.   They may  have since moved this to other instruments  too.

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