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SHIMON, THE ROBOTIC IMPROVISATIONAL MUSICIAN

Georgia Tech’s Shimon is an improvisational robot that will astound you, particularly if you are yourself a musician who “jams”. Check out these amazing tracks! See how Shimon nods with the beat and creates music on the fly. Is Shimon a creative musician? We think so!!

–Tom Atwood

Human-Robot Jazz Improvisation (Full Performance)

ZOOZbeat and Improvising Robot ‘Shimon’ Jammin’

Shimon Robot plays True Romance Theme (simplest track)

Shimon, Jeff and Mel jamming @DLD (the robot seems to struggle; impressive)

Georgia Tech Roboticist Explains how Shimon plays