Here’s Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument).

The EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument) isn’t just a novelty electric saxophone – it’s capable of so much more. The AKAI EWI 4000S, EWI 5000, and EWI USB are revolutionary tools for woodwind players (and non-woodwind players!), and I’m taking it upon myself to share what these crazy electronic plastic tubes are capable of.

Table of Contents:
0:27 History of the EWI
1:40 Michael Brecker. T-SQUARE, Wave Race 64 and the EWI
3:27 What’s the appeal of the EWI?
4:00 Octave Roller Demonstration
5:22 EWI4000S Sound Demo
6:52 Hold & Octave Button Demo
8:42 Using the EWI as a quiet practice tool
9:10 EWI Breath Sensor Finger Dexterity Exercise
10:35 Which EWI Should I Get?

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Links to Sources used throughout the video:
Patchman Music Nyle Steiner Homepage: https://www.patchmanmusic.com/NyleSteinerHomepage.html
EVI Synthmuseum Page: http://synthmuseum.com/stp/stpevi01.html
Akai EWI Website: https://www.akaipro.com/products/ewi-series
Alistar Parnell Aerophone Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqhHVfNQmHg
Lyricon Video Clip (from T-SQUARE – PRIME): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6baJusjVnM
Michael Brecker plays EWI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOEF7f2HGoE
Masato Honda & T-SQUARE (TRUTH): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZaUPGjjA4c
Takarajima (T-SQUARE): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRRmA1I3UNY
Wave Race 64 Dolphin Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qrmMKLTqFSo
Boomer Electric Guitar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2H6lVw0Ue0
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