"There are countless therapeutic uses for this amazing tool that I can think of to help bring music to people of all ages, needs, diagnosis, etc.. This is just one remarkable example, and it’s enough to make me excited to continue exploring all the potential of the Jamstik as a music therapy tool!"
Laura Lenz, LPMT, MT-BC, NMT - Licensed Professional Music Therapist
Meet & Jam is a community of musicians and a marketplace for engineers, producers and studios. Their innovative idea has revolutionized how musicians meet, form bands, book studios, create and record music. Nick Ford-Young, Director at Meet & Jam shared his thoughts with us on the future of technology in collaborative writing and music production.
Last week I held a rocket launcher.
Just kidding. Read on.
For us, the jamstik+ represents the gift of music, the chance to find confidence in creating it, and a way to participate in new forms of creating. Of course, as Levar said, "you don't have to take MY word for it!" Here is a list of Holiday Gift Guides that we've been included in this holiday season.
Slowly but surely, I came to the conclusive realization during my fruitless, ADHD fueled perusing of the information superhighway that you just have to make ROCKTOBER!!!!!!!!! into exactly what you want it to be.
Many of us can remember growing up watching The Price is Right, dreaming about being a contestant, guessing the retail value of fun prizes and going home with an amazing showcase after the showdown. Read on to hear about the jamstik+ on the classic gameshow!
The act of yelling “Freebird” has been a sort of tradition ever since Ronnie Van Zant asked "What song is it you wanna hear?" during the recording of Lynyrd Skynyrd's first live album "One More from the Road" in 1976. I wanted to learn more fun facts about this phenomenon, so I decided to get down to business.
The Jamstik MIDI guitar unit has since become a favorite at my school (and has even garnered the attention of the Pioneer Press!). Kids can't wait to get their hands on the instruments and learn new skills created by real musicians and educators. Best of all, I get to support students when they need me and truly create a constructivist classroom environment where kids' experiences meet new ideas and create valuable, lasting learning.
I’ve been loosely mixed up with the creators of The jamstik for perhaps three years, and very closely working with them for a year and some change. Through what I can only assume has been some sort of tragic clerical error, I was recently given moderator privileges across our social media and blogging platforms. Hmm...
The jamstik’s bluetooth brother the, “puc+” recently had it’s biggest debut with Andy Grammer's band on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Zivix's product allowed the band to play wireless keytars making it possible for an amazingly choreographed performance on the popular late night show. Read on to hear about the experience and check out some more pictures!
I get lots of “how’d you do that” questions regarding the “Get Lucky” video we launched on YouTube in June of 2013. At some point in time I’ll cook up a video that covers this a little more in depth, but for now I’ll try to point you to some resources and explanations behind what’s happening in the video.