I could go into the cognitive and academic processes used in the creation of this piece. But sometimes you just need to "get down".
Ian Corbett is the Coordinator of the Audio Engineering Program, and Professor of Audio Engineering at Kansas City Kansas Community College. He also owns and operates off-beat-open-hats - recording and sound reinforcement, specializing in servicing the needs of classical and jazz ensembles in the Kansas City area. He has mixed and supplied sound systems for many headline artists at various venues in the US. He has given many presentations on audio related subjects throughout the USA and Europe, and since 2004 he has been a member of the Audio Engineering Society's Education Committee and has presented, mentored, and served on panels at local, regional, national and international AES events. He also writes articles occasionally for Sound On Sound, “The World’s Best Recording Technology Magazine”, and is currently writing “Mic It!”, a book scheduled for publication in late 2014 by Focal Press. Ian holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in composition from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. For more information please direct your web-browser to: www.offbeatopenhats.com.