Author Archives: mrcase

Musician’s Stories from the Trenches – Mardou Case

 Editor’s note:  This is another in our recurring series of musician’s stories.  Some are biographies, others are specific events in a musician’s life.  We hope you will enjoy reading these original stories, as told by the musicians themselves. Mardou Case’s … Continue reading

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WindWorks Design is now on Facebook

  WindWorks Design is now on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/WindWorksDesign?fref=ts#  

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Wind Controller Performance – Dec 2nd, 7pm

Bard’s Baroque Performance to benefit Rochester Public Libraries 2 December 2nd @7pm Performing as Bard’s Baroque, I and my music partner Art, will be playing at the Pittsford Barnes and Noble store on Dec. 2nd at 7 p.m. for the … Continue reading

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Face the Music

  I like the feeling of “discovery” when I come across the origin of a common expression in our American language as part of a seemingly unrelated activity. This happened to me recently while trying something new to me. I’ve … Continue reading

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Analog-to-digital, part three

Well, I have since purchased the USB audio widget. I purchased the one without the built-in preamp, thinking I wouldn’t need that feature. I have used the widget several times, recording analog signal coming in to my stereo amp from … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 2

. Process: This example is using the signal source of a cassette tape. I find the easiest method (and the one that requires the least amount of “baby-sitting”) is to record an entire side of the cassette tape, and then … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 1

. Introduction: Upon receiving a very attractive and high-capacity MP3 player for Christmas, I began my foray into the conversion of analog music into digital form. I am not a stranger to digital music, having played around with various wind … Continue reading

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WX7 and WX11 mouthpiece parts

WindWorks Design Parts Dept. now has a good supply of mouthpieces and reeds for Yamaha WX7 and WX11 wind synths.

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