Electronic Wind Instruments
Electronic wind instruments were created to be the perfect blend of classic and modern tones and sounds. These unique devices are still controlled by the musician but come with an impressive array of options that allow you to sound like any one of your favorite woodwinds. If you’re looking for a fully synthesized woodwind experience a model, the Akai Professional EWI4000S controller is your best bet. The fingering is identical to a regular saxophone so players of any level can easily try one of these units out. Controllers like these give you the opportunity to practice your performance breathing and your proper form as the reeds are similar to that of a real woodwind and are also required to make these units work properly. Experimenting with the many sound options can help you decide what instrument you might like to try next. Woodwind instruments are naturally powerful, often not needing much in the way of amplification. As such, having a way to mute your instrument so you can continue your practice whenever you want is going to help you improve your craft. Units like the E-sax Practice Mute System give you the ability to attach it to your sax and play away without any worry of bothering anyone. Other features such as the line-in and headphone jack give you the opportunity to record your sax performance without a microphone as long as you have a computer. Modern musicians could easily benefit from these handy extras. Whether you’re looking to modernize your woodwind performance or simply mute the projection, there is an electronic wind instrument that can work for you. The various technological advances allow musicians more opportunities to perfect their skills anytime, anyplace. It gives you an edge when you want to try out new sounds or practice your performance late into the night.