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Jordan shows off his ability to produce complete arrangements with just a handful of Ethno's instrument presets, loops and phrases. The first part of this video features the Valiha, a stringed instrument from Madagascar. Again, Jordan uses keyswitches in the left hand to move among different preset articulations: hard, soft, and original (non-western) tuning. Jordan then layers a percussive rattle sound, before switching to African flute. In the up-tempo section, loops, vocal phrases, layered percussion, and layered instruments all fly fast and furious for an intoxicating and energetic mix.

Composed and performed by:
Jordan Rudess

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