Chapman Stick

The Chapman Stick (the Stick) is an electric musical instrument devised by Emmett Chapman in the early 1970s. A member of the guitar family, the Chapman Stick usually has ten or twelve individually tuned strings and has been used on music recordings to play bass lines, melody lines, chords or textures. Designed as a fully polyphonic chordal instrument, it can also cover several of these musical parts simultaneously.

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... Paige Haley Orgy (band) Terry Burrows author and musician Emmett Chapman Guillermo Cides solo Stick performer Bob Culbertson solo Stick performer Peter ... Steve Hahn, solo Stick performer, recipient of a 1995 National Endowment for the Arts grant for Chapman Stick study with Alphonso Johnson (the first grant ever given to a Stick player ...
Emmett Chapman
... Emmett Chapman (born September 28, 1936) is a jazz musician best known as the inventor of the Chapman Stick and maker of Chapman Stick family of ... Originally a guitarist, Chapman began recording and performing beginning in the late 1960s ... In the late 1960s, Chapman modified guitars to accommodate his new "Free Hands" tapping method ...

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