This is Jordan Rudess’s latest project: a custom half-guitar, half-keyboard built by Druzkowski Guitars

Jordan Rudess with his Druzkowski guitar keyboard prototype
(Image credit: Jordan Rudess / YouTube)

It’s become clear in recent years that Dream Theater’s Jordan Rudess is not satisfied with accomplishing a virtuosic performance level on keys alone, and is increasingly setting his sights on the electric guitar, too. 

Over on YouTube, Rudess has previously posted clips in which he shreds on both instruments simultaneously, and it was under one such video that a commenter dubbed Jedi Council (of course) suggested a plan

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.