Rare Vangelis Music – Studio Improvisation

Sunday Synth Jam: Here’s a rare example of Vangelis, improvising music on video.

The vintage video makes it clear how Vangelis uses multiple keyboards to create electronic arrangements live. He actively uses three keyboards with his right hand, completing a piano part, playing a CS-80 melody or adding a synthesized accent on what looks to be a Sequential Circuits Prophet 5. Continue reading

Synth Jam With Sequencers

Sunday Synth Jam: This video, via millolab, captures ‘an afternoon improvisation’, Pure Simplicity.

Technical Details:

Gear used: Waldorf Blofeld, Arturia Microbrute, Elektron Machinedrum, Akai mpc500 as main sequencer, Korg Ms2000, Clavia Nord Modular G2 and DSI Tetr4. Hardwire DL7 and RV8 were used on the Tetra.