Brainstruments is the forthcoming book by Lee Sankey in which he proposes a new way of thinking about musical instruments. The project combines neuroscience research with insight from over 40 world renowned jazz, blues and classical musicians.
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New Research Interviews

New Research Interviews

It’s been a while since my last update but over the last couple of months I have been fortunate to have spoken with three more luminaries of the jazz world as part of my Brainstruments research. I sincerely thank them for their time and amazing insights. Gretchen Palarto In May I spoke with acclaimed American...
Wired Magazine Coverage

Wired Magazine Coverage

So my big news is that┬áBrainstruments, my book project, is mentioned in the current issue of UK Wired (Smart List 2012 on the cover). I can’t tell you how chuffed I am about this. As design and tech geek I have read Wired for years so I’m delighted to actually appear in it. If I...
Gregory Porter Interview

Gregory Porter Interview

For the last two years I have spent the opening night of the London Jazz Festival at the Jazz Voices concert at the Barbican. It’s a production the like of which you won’t see anywhere else all year. The concept brings together several vocalists who are backed by a big band arranged by the superb...
Robert Glasper Interview

Robert Glasper Interview

It’s been a great day, this afternoon I managed to get an interview with American jazz pianist Robert Glasper who is visiting the UK as part of the London Jazz Festival. I am delighted to have had a chat with Robert as he’s not only a fantastic, distinctive and innovative pianist, mixing hip hop and...