Wednesday, January 6, 2021

“Creativity is more than just being different. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that’s creativity.”
– Charles Mingus –

Eight years ago a Japanese creative team built a gravity-powered wooden xylophone in the forest of Kyushu, Japan that plays Bach’s Cantata 147, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring. While this creation was originally commissioned to help sell mobile phones, its artistry transcends its commercial origins. To enjoy this palate cleanser, Click here to watch a video of this instrument in action then ask yourself whether the legacy of your work will be music in the forest or mere notes on a page.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Be strong. Lead well.