More than just a robot, the JAZARI is a full robo-band controlled with a pair of Wiimotes. The controllers allow creator Patrick Flanagan “to reverse the drum patterns on two drum machines, speed up one drum machine faster than the other, and do other neat tricks that alter the rhythm.” Video after the break.

His playing of one drum machine can evoke an automated response from another, so that he can go around the drum circle in a beautiful display of human-robot improvisation.

[via Popsci]