BoxMan (for Trombone)


Commissioned by Miles Anderson, N.E.A. Inter-Arts Program, Hallwalls, Inc., Ars Electronica Festival of Linz, Austria.

Year Completed


13 minutes


  • Trombone
  • Electronics

Required Hardware:

  • Computer: at minimum Mac G4/400 with 264Mb RAM 
  • Max/MSP 5.1.9
  • MOTU i/o audio card (or another multi-channal ADC/DAC, but you have to be able to set the samples per buffer to 64 or 128)
  • 1 large condensor mic
  • Mixing console with at least 4 outputs, corresponding with the 4 DAC outputs in Max/MSP
  • 4 speakers
  • External reverb unit for the trombone (optional, but highly recommended)