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Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess Will Present His Award-Winning MorphWiz at SF AppShow

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Wizdom Music's MorphWiz was chosen as “Best Music Creation App” in the first-ever Billboard Music App Awards, produced by Billboard Magazine, on October 5, 2010.
Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess is the founder of Wizdom Music, a virtual musical instrument iPad/iPhone app development company. Wizdom Music’s first release, MorphWiz, shot to the #1 spot on iTunes in the USA and other nations within a few days of its June 18th release. 
Jordan Rudess first gained national exposure when the readers of Keyboard Magazine voted him 1994's Best New Talent in the Overall Best Keyboardist category after his first solo release Listen.
Since 1999, Jordan Rudess (fourth from left) has been an integral member of and creative driving force behind Dream Theater, the most critically-acclaimed progressive hard rock band in the world.

November 8, 2010 – San Francisco, CA - MorphWiz, chosen as “Best Music Creation App” in the first-ever Billboard Music App Awards, will be demonstrated by its creator, Jordan Rudess, keyboardist of the hard rock band Dream Theater, at the 1 Year Anniversary of the SF AppShow.  MorphWiz is the first virtual musical instrument for iPhone, iPad and iTouch created by Wizdom Music, founded by Jordan Rudess and co-created by Rudess and software developer Kevin Chartier. MorphWiz shot to the #1 spot on iTunes in the USA and other nations within a few days of its June 18, 2010 release.

Jordan receives the 'Best Music Creation App' Award at the Billboard Music App Summit in San Francisco.

Garnering glowing accolades from leading music industry professionals and performers alike, Jim Dalrymple, founder of, states, “Not only is Jordan a creative force in the music industry, he is also one of the leading influencers in adopting technology and meshing the two worlds together.”  David Mash, Vice President for Technology and Education Outreach, Berklee College of Music, called MorphWiz “a 5 Star app,” that is “deep, powerful, sounds great, stable and well thought-out,” and “a very satisfying musical experience!”

New York Times best selling author Gina Smith will be the SF AppShow’s special guest host and will check out MorphWiz and 10 other hot apps, interview their developers and take questions from the stage.  Hear successful app developers reflect on the rapid growth and changes in the app economy over the last year.  See newsworthy new apps, get insight from app developers, find unrecognized app gems.  The evening will feature a special musical iPad MorphWiz performance by Jordan Rudess.  Space is limited; seats are available on a first-come basis.

Jordan Rudess’ long-term use of the iPhone as a live performance instrument was featured in a September 2009 San Francisco Chronicle cover story (

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The SF AppShow Specifics:

  • What:  The First Anniversary (Eighth Edition) SF AppShow (
  • WhoAstroloMeClixtr, Edmunds, Flipboard, Free2Work, Inedible Software, MorphWiz, National Cinema Media, Romplr, Thump Football, and Waze.  One lucky developer who visits the marquee sponsor's table (Jumptap) at the event will win $2,000 towards an ad buy on the Jumptap mobile ad network.
  • When:  Thursday, November 11, 2010 - Exclusive media developer media meet and greet 5:30-6:45 PM.  Show starts at 7:00PM
  • Where:  The Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF, 1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143-3008

For more information about MorphWiz, please visit: and for MorphWiz Video Tutorials, please visit:

Qualified members of the press wishing to review MorphWiz may request a complimentary download code and/or interviews with Jordan Rudess and/or Kevin Chartier through Christopher Buttner, President,, at or tel: 415-233-7350.