Michael Edwards is a composer, performer, and software developer. He is the author of the
<a href="http://www.michael-edwards.org/sc">slippery chicken</a> algorithmic composition package. His compositional interests lie mainly in the development of structures for hybrid electro-instrumental pieces through the integration of algorithmically produced scored materials with similarly generated computer-processed sound. He is also active as an
<a href="http://www.michael-edwards.org/improv">improvisor</a> on laptop, saxophones, and MIDI wind controller, performing for instance at the 2008 Montreaux Jazz Festival.