Bob Moog Foundation Announces 2022 18-Month Calendar Featuring 60 Years of Synthesizer Pioneers.
The Bob Moog Foundation announces its 2022 Synthesizer Pioneers calendar, honoring innovators in the field of synthesis from the past 60 years.The calendar focuses on the rich history and evolution of contemporary synthesizer pioneers, and explores the ways in which they were interconnected. It is available for pre-order on the Bob Moog Foundation’s website: Quantities are limited.
The calendar is the first to bring to the fore the historic achievements of synthesizer pioneers from all over the world. It features Harry Olsen and Herbert Belar, Harald Bode, Raymond Scott, Bob Moog, Don Buchla, Peter Zinovieff (EMS), Alan R. Pearlman (ARP), Ikutaro Kakehashi (Roland), Fumio Mieda (KORG), Tom Oberheim, Dave Smith, Roger Linn, Wolfgang Palm (PPG), Dave Rossum, Peter Vogel and Kim Ryrie (Fairlight), Ray Kurzweil, Felix Visser (Synton), and Makoto Fukuda (Casio), many of whom have contributed historic photos of themselves with their hallmark inventions from their private archives. Also included within the calendar are scores of dates of particular historic significance provided by the pioneers. A brief narrative is included with each photo.
The 18-month calendar also weaves together connections between Bob Moog and many of the featured pioneers. His relationships with them ranged from inspiration to friends to colleagues to business associates. Secondary photos on many of the pages highlight that connection, showing Bob with his fellow pioneers.
All proceeds from the sale of the calendar will benefit the projects of the Bob Moog Foundation.