Topic: The Chapman Stick
I'm wondering if any Chordians have own or play a Chapman Stick? I've been listening to a lot of music recently featuring Tony Levin, Nick Beggs, etc., and the range of tones and sound quality from this unusual device is amazing:
This is taking the tapping technique we guitarists use to the extreme, and I also would think tuning this rig would be a challenge, not to mention trying find someone who sells strings! Here's a sample of this thing in action from Levin's prog-jazz fusion group "Stick Men":
It's on my "bucket list" to try one of these instruments someday ... crazy cool stuff!
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