LOL no… I am not associated with him at all.
However I was working on my last album and used an mpk88 Akai and mapped the sliders to instruments and buttons to mutes. As I was composing I would fade in and out parts I wanted live.. this got me to thinking… and I eventually found a video of Vangelis using his awesome setup.. I then spent a month trying to figure out from the video how he was doing this. Then I started to try and prototype a setup using your wonderful keyboards… The Poly Aftertouch was very attractive.. The hardest part is the routing of the cc’s and pedals.. and the CME 37 with the Xport makes that much easier now.
Now only if windows didn’t mess up USB devices each time you rebooted and plugged them into a hub.
Here is the video that inspired me: