Now Playing at the Mos Eisley Cantina

Obi-Wan Ben Kenobi once said, “Mos Eisley Spaceport – you will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.”

Electronic double-slide trombone wins the Georgia Tech 2010 Margaret Guthman New Musical Instrument Competition.

The Double Slide Controller—an electronic trombone-like instrument featuring two independent slides and two versatile hand controllers…

Developed by composer and researcher Tomás Henriques, the instrument mixes computer music software, sensor technologies and flexible hand/arm gestures to generate rich, complex sounds.

Thank you, thank you, thank you. And many thanks to Chalmun the Great for allowing us to perform for you nightly instead of having us for dinner. Literally. We’ll be here all week. Try the Bantha; it’s delicious. And don’t forget to tip your “server.”

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