To MIDI or not to MIDI
Learn about the latest MIDI advancements from a true pioneer in the field, focusing on three important aspects of MIDI: 1) organ voices; 2) non-organ voices; and 3) sequences.
Robert Tall has devoted most of his life to music. Advanced studies at the University of Utah culminated in 1967 with a Doctor of Philosophy degree in music and psychology. He has been a member of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Guild of Organists since 1984, holding many positions, including dean, and was convention coordinator for the Guild’s 2004 national convention in Los Angeles. On the national level, he served as director of the Guild’s Committee on National Conventions. Since 1984, he has worked in various capacities to help create and develop digital systems that allow MIDI to communicate with classical organs. He calls the classical MIDI organ “The Modern Organ,” for which he has composed, arranged, and recorded music. He is a true pioneer in the field. His performances and lectures are highly entertaining. He enjoys sharing the magic!