Gluisax : Bent Leather Band’s Augmented Saxophone Project

Favilla, Stuart and Cannon, Joanne and Hicks, Tony and Chant, Dale and Favilla, Paris

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This demonstration presents three new augmented and metasaxophone interface/instruments, built by the Bent LeatherBand. The instruments are designed for virtuosic liveperformance and make use of Sukandar Kartadinata’s Gluion[OSC] interfaces. The project rationale and research outcomesfor the first twelve months is discussed. Instruments/interfacesdescribed include the Gluisop, Gluialto and Leathersop.