Unwieldy Beast

Tinkling the ivories while riding a bicycle?

Yes, this charming story from The Atlantic via Ivan Kander is truly an inspiration for anyone contemplating unleashing their own strange and wonderful inventions on the world.

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1

Gary Frank Skaggs and his St. Frankenstein bike piano in Unwieldy Beast, documentary by Brandon Loper.

Piano Bike & Bridge - screenshot from Vimeo
Piano Bike & Bay Bridge – screenshot from Vimeo

Image from Inhabitat article “Pedaling pianist strikes a chord with his homemade piano bike”

Makes me want to find my old sheet music, a piano and brush up on my honkytonk playing!

 

 

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