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Feb 27, 2009

Yamaha Unveils Clavinova CLP300 Series Digital Pianos

Yamaha Keyboard Division announced the launch of the Clavinova CLP300 Series of digital pianos—the most technologically advanced CLP Series ever. In addition, variations of the CLP320, CLP330, CLP340 and CLP370, with polished Ebony cabinets, are also now available.

Yamaha also introduces an entirely new concept in cabinet design, the slim and luxurious CLPS models (CLPS306/S308)…

Feb 20, 2009

Portable And Playable: New Yamaha PSR-E323 And PSR-E223

With the new PSR-E323 and PSR-E223, Yamaha's technical innovation, design quality and worldwide distribution have led to the addition of powerful specifications and features to its entry-level products. Though perfect for the beginner, in part because the models feature Yamaha Education Suite capabilities, these keyboards provide plenty of room for the novice player to grow.

The PSR-E323, which replaces model PSR-E313, comes with 61 full-size keys and a touch sensitive keyboard. It includes an easy-to-use one-button, two-track recorder and Flash ROM for transferring songs and new accompaniment Styles from the Internet…

Feb 20, 2009

White Is The New Black: Stunning New R01 Joins Yamaha Modus Digital Piano Line

Yamaha Piano Division continues to enhance its remarkable MODUS line of digital pianos, with the stunning white MODUS R01 and the stylish H11 "Contemporary Grand" style digital piano.

"With the introduction of the R01, Yamaha's designers continue to astonish us," states Jim Levesque, MODUS marketing manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division. "With its highly modern feel, the R01's clean, simple design captures a serene, elegant aesthetic. The white finish also offers an interesting contrast to the vivid colors featured in the rest of the MODUS line."

Available in the second quarter of 2009, MODUS R01 will include a transparent music rest and matching white piano bench…

Feb 13, 2009

Evolution, Innovation: New Yamaha Acoustic Pianos Address Needs Of Today's Consumer

Focusing on the needs of today's piano customer, Yamaha Keyboard Division will display several additions to its exquisite line of acoustic pianos, including the new GC2, and updated GB1K and GC1 grands.

"Despite being the market leader, Yamaha continually assesses market trends and makes innovative changes to its product line to meet the needs of today's piano buyers," states Mark Anderson, Director of Marketing/Acoustic Piano marketing manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division. "This results in an outstanding, ever-evolving product line that creates unmatched value for our dealers and customers."

Feb 6, 2009

New Yamaha PSR-S550B Arranger Workstation Offers Professional Features At An High-Grade Price

The new Yamaha PSR-S550B Arranger Workstation is packed with professional features like USB MIDI and storage, 16-track sequencing, Ethnic instrument Voices and Drum Kits and full XG compatibility, making it a welcome and versatile addition to any serious musician's keyboard collection.

"With its white cone speakers and professional black finish, the PSR-S550B sounds as good as it looks," says Dane Madsen, Digital Piano marketing manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division. "We've revamped this unit with more robust features. The bottom line—this is a serious keyboard."

Jan 23, 2009

New Yamaha Disklavier E3 System Offers High Value, Low Price

Yamaha Corporation of America, Keyboard Division, revealed the new Disklavier E3 system. The E3—which stands for Easy Enjoyment with Yamaha Elegance—is a new series of Disklavier performance reproducing pianos offering streamlined features and powerful functionality at a highly attractive price point.

"A host of leading-edge capabilities, coupled with a competitive price point, are sure to make the E3 Series a very popular system in the line," says Jim Levesque, Disklavier marketing manager. "The E3 offers the ideal solution for budget-minded customers seeking the performance quality of the Disklavier."

Jan 23, 2009

Feeling Is Believing: Yamaha Reveals The Revolutionary Avantgrand Piano

Yamaha Keyboard Division announces launch of the AvantGrand Piano. With its highly advanced sound reproduction and sampling technology, the AvantGrand is the first piano ever crafted to truly capture the sound, touch, action and physical resonance of a concert-quality grand piano without the tuning, cost or footprint of a comparable stringed instrument.

"Instruments that can digitally approximate the sound of an acoustic piano are hardly a new concept," says Paul Calvin, Vice President/General Manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division. "But with the AvantGrand, exceptional sound is just the beginning…

Jan 15, 2009

Roland Unveils New Music AtelierĀ® Digital Organs

Roland AT-500

Roland is pleased to announce the latest additions to the MUSIC ATELIER line — the AT-500, AT-300, AT-100, and AT-75 digital organs. These MUSIC ATELIER organs inherit the rich sound and elegant design of a classic organ, combined with the most expressive and advanced home-organ features.

AT-500: Superior Quality and Features for Ultimate Expression

Housed in a gorgeous, dark walnut cabinet, the AT-500 exudes quality and class. Its harmonic bars make a wide variety of superior organ sounds easily accessible, while the full-range speaker system provides a warm, rich sound that fills any room…

Jan 15, 2009

Roland Unveils LX-10 Digital Upright Grand Piano

Roland LX-10

Roland is proud to introduce the new

LX-10 Digital Piano. Offering uncompromised piano quality in a small footprint with polished ebony and satin black finish cabinet, the LX-10 is an attractive addition to any home, school, or studio.

The LX-10 is equipped with a distinguished 6-speaker system that creates an enfolding sonic atmosphere just like that of an acoustic piano. Its sound also changes by opening or closing the lid as on an acoustic grand piano. The LX-10 features Roland’s acclaimed PHA II Ivory Feel keyboard with Escapement for an unprecedented acoustic piano feel…

Jan 15, 2009

Roland Reveals Ax-synth Shoulder Keyboard

Roland Corporation is proud to announce the return of the shoulder keyboard with the AX-Synth, the first of the legendary AX-Series to offer an onboard sound engine featuring a collection of the best of Roland’s cutting-edge synth sounds.

Created with the art of performance in mind, the AX-Synth allows keyboardists to connect with their audience as guitarists and singers do. Real-time controls such as the Ribbon, Modulation Bar, D BEAM, and Assignable Knob controllers give musicians the ability to perform memorable and expressive solos…