Amazon Announces DeepComposer

AWS DeepComposer

Amazon has announced “the world’s first machine learning-enabled musical keyboard for developers,” called the AWS DeepComposer keyboard. According to Amazon, you can use it to “create a melody that will transform into a completely original song in seconds, all powered by AI.”

The super cool part is that you can use the keyboard to compose in collaboration with generative AI models running in AWS.

I have seen dozens of awesome generative adversarial networks (GANs) that assist in design, art, text, and music, but the keyboard integration is a first… and I’m super excited about it.

My favorite GAN model is an open source project called (You should check it out.) I’m also a fan of OpenAI’s musenet. I’ve composed music professionally for over 50 years. Amazon’s new training tool was absolutely made for me!


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About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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