CARLSBAD, Calif. /Music Industry Newswire/ — The Museum of Making Music and The Bob Moog Foundation announce a corner auction of a Moog Little Phatty Stage II analog synthesizer, sealed by jazz alloy legends Herbie Hancock and George Duke. The auction, that advantages both organizations, will be hosted on a Bob Moog Foundation eBay portal from Sept. 8 – 18, 2011.
“The Moog story is an critical component of a museum,” pronounced Carolyn Grant, executive executive of a Museum of Making Music. “In fact, a quote by Bob Moog is prominently displayed in a interactive gallery: ‘Music instruments have always, from a really commencement of tellurian history, used a many modernized record of their time.’”
“In a work during a Bob Moog Foundation, we light a innovative and artistic spirit,” pronounced Michelle Moog-Koussa, executive executive of a Bob Moog Foundation. “This auction, by a implausible instrument, groundbreaking artists, and smashing collaborative partnership with a Museum of Making Music, encapsulates several facets of Bob Moog’s legacy. We are unapproachable of this partnership and beholden to all who have participated.”
George Duke sealed a behind of a synthesizer after his Nov opening during a vaunt with a marker “Keep Playing” and his signature. Herbie Hancock sealed a iconic winding side row of a instrument. Duke and Hancock are both deliberate synthesizer pioneers, creation complicated use of a innovative Moog instruments in a 1970s and 1980s.
The Little Phatty synthesizer was donated to a dual organizations by Moog Music, Inc. pursuant to their corner exhibit, “Waves of Inspiration: The Legacy of Moog,” that was on arrangement during a Museum of Making Music until Apr 2010. The Bob Moog Foundation and a Museum of Making Music both communicate impulse from music, history, and innovation, and will share deduction from a auction.
The Little Phatty Stage II is a monophonic analog synthesizer made by Moog Music given 2006. It puts a performer in control of 100% analog vigilance path, dual Voltage Controlled Oscillators and a Voltage Controlled Filter. Other versatile facilities embody outmost audio input, CV and KB embankment input, full MIDI controller, MIDI over USB, MIDI Clock Sync, an arpeggiator and Tap Tempo. The Little Phatty Stage II brings loyal analog singularity to contemporary opening and production, creation it complicated song powerhouse.
George Duke is a rarely acclaimed keyboardist, synthesist, and vocalist who has enjoyed a inclusive career as an RB, funk, jazz, and stone musician and as an achieved composer and producer. He has worked with an array of including: Jean-Luc Ponty, Frank Zappa, Stanley Clarke, Billy Cobham, Dianne Reeves, George Clinton, Anita Baker, Miles Davis, Denise Williams, Jeffery Osborne, Regina Belle and others.
Herbie Hancock is an endowment winning pianist, bandleader, and composer who is deliberate to be a loyal idol of complicated music. Throughout his decades-long career, he has transcended stipulations and genres while still progressing his unique, observable voice. Herbie’s success during expanding a possibilities of low-pitched suspicion has placed him in a annals of this century’s visionaries. He is a leader of 14 Grammy(R) Awards.
About The Bob Moog Foundation:
The Bob Moog Foundation honors a bequest of synthesizer colonize Bob Moog by a goal of igniting a innovative and creativity suggestion by a intersection of music, history, science, and innovation. Its projects embody a Dr. Bob’s SoundSchool, that brings electronic low-pitched instruments into a schools to learn children scholarship by music; a Archive Preservation Initiative, an bid to safety and strengthen a inventor’s endless and chronological archive; and a destiny Moogseum, an innovative educational, historical, and informative trickery that will move Bob Moog’s suggestion alive by interactive, experiential exhibits (www.moogfoundation.org).
About The Museum of Making Music:
The Museum of Making Music, a multiplication of a NAMM Foundation, has turn a informative end with interactive and educational programs and exhibits given opening to a open in 2000. The Museum showcases a expansion of low-pitched instruments from a late 19th century to benefaction day in 5 galleries, and frequently hosts insinuate concerts and hands-on workshops to deliver a open to a story of American song products. Its new half-million dollar restoration encourages hands-on song creation by state-of-the-art interactive displays and highlights song creation around a world. The Museum of Making Music is located during NAMM’s general domicile in Carlsbad, Calif. (www.MuseumofMakingMusic.org).
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