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Shimon and I

I'll be playing a spontaneous gig at Seattle's Bumbershoot festival tomorrow night with Shimon the Marimba Playing Robot and Chris Brokaw of Come and Codeine.

Should be suitably strange. The Seattle Stranger says "come and see this!"

See The Colbert Report on this guy:

Shimon on Colbert from Georgia Tech on Vimeo.


our rehearsal: trey gunn and robot practice on Flickriver


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I look forward to playing with the two of you friday night.

-- Chris Brokaw (the other musician)

September 2, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterChris Brokaw

Me too. ;)

September 3, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWT5

this just ain't right! lol,get the violin playing robot from japan,actually you guys need a couple of roombas on stage,one is spewing out dirt while the other is picking it up and vice versa along with powerstations.. actually ,just one roomba onstage would be nice...

September 3, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterreggie

If the video evidence thus-far is any indication, this fella could use a touch of self-restraint. So how did it go?

September 8, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdavidly

The performance wasn't great. The rehearsals were quite cool and had some very striking moments. But I think Shimon and I would need a bit more time together to do a true mind-meld.

September 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterTrey Gunn

Very late on finding this out. I have only I question: Shimon a diva that demanded twice over union wages to play with you?

November 29, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatricia

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