Check out Ben Neill explaining his mutant trumpet. Videos below of Bill Neill on his invention in a musical setting. Check out (and buy) his new album, Horizonal (a couple of the tracks can be streamed for free). Get a taste for all the tracks and buy it from Amazon here. Cool stuff!
Ben Neill Explains His Invention: The Mutant Trumpet
Ben developed the trumpet and got some help from STEIM, a collective of bright people interested in live music controlled with computers. Neill also likes to control images from the mutant trumpet. Here’s a great example of that:
Cusp: With Vocalist Mimi Goese