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Here's a musical instrument you can play just by moving your body

By Mark Brodie
Published: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 12:17pm
Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 - 1:00pm

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Cristian Jeffries (left) and Seth Thorn
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Cristian Jeffries (left) and Seth Thorn show wearable music devices.

The field of wearable technology has grown a lot over the last few years.

Devices like Google Glass and Apple Watches make a lot of headlines, but the technology has a lot of different uses — from fashion to health and fitness to gaming. And now, we can add music making to that list.

Seth Thorn is a professor in Arizona State University's School of Arts, Media and Engineering and teaches a class on wearable music. He stopped by KJZZ's studio recently with one of his students, ASU junior and musician Cristian Jeffries, to talk about the technology — and where it could be headed. 

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