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Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Spotlights New PSR-S750 And PSR-S950 Arranger Keyboards

Yamaha PSR-S950

Yamaha is spotlighting the PSR-S950 and PSR-S750 arranger keyboards at the 2013 NAMM Show. Available at authorized Yamaha dealers nationwide, these models feature Super Articulation Voices, more performance styles and a number of advanced connectivity options that offer possibilities previously only found on higher-end Yamaha instruments, like the acclaimed Tyros4 arranger keyboard.

The PSR-S950 arranger keyboard debuts Audio Style technology, bringing the realism, nuance and character of live drums and percussion to Styles. Each Audio Style adds a track of tempo-synch'ed audio from drummers and percussionists around the world…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha PSR-E243 And PSR-E343 Portable Keyboards

Yamaha PSR-E343

Yamaha today launched the PSR-E243 and PSR-E343 portable keyboards at the 2013 NAMM Show. Primarily geared towards learning musicians, each model offers the built-in Yamaha Education Suite, which enables students to teach themselves piano as well as built-in accompaniment styles that make it possible to sound like full bands. USB TO HOST connectivity makes interfacing with personal computers and Apple iPad/iPhone/iPod touch easy. The PSR-E343 also adds an AUX line input and Melody Suppressor so players can perform the lead part in their favorite songs stored on MP3 players…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Expands Arius Lineup With YDP-142 and YDP-162

Yamaha YDP-142

Yamaha continues to expand features of its remarkable Arius line of digital pianos, with the new YDP-142 and YDP-162. These new Arius models, which will be unveiled at the 2013 NAMM Show, offer users a digital alternative to an acoustic upright piano for the home and are suitable for pianists ranging from beginner to intermediate, respectively.

Both the YDP-142 and YDP-162 provide unique benefits, including dual headphone jacks that allow two pianists to sit at the bench to practice or play in total privacy…

Jan 24, 2013

Yamaha Presents Expanded Disklavier E3 Lineup

Yamaha DC5XE3PRO

Yamaha displays its expanded Disklavier E3 and E3PRO Series performance reproducing digital/acoustic grand pianos at the 2013 NAMM Show. These models combine the unrivalled touch, tone, elegance and style of traditional Yamaha acoustic pianos with cutting edge digital piano features that enable the instruments to play themselves - with exact keystrokes and pedal movements - in accompaniment to performance content streamed over the Internet or stored in its internal memory. New features and price points provide a whole new world of musical experiences to consumers whether playing or listening to their favorite music…

Oct 22, 2012

Yamaha Presents Its Lowest Priced Digital Piano Ever: The P-35

Yamaha P-35

Yamaha Keyboard Division introduces its lowest-priced digital piano offering ever – the P-35. Available at authorized Yamaha dealers nationwide, the instrument features Yamaha's Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) action, Duo Mode, MIDI In and Out ports and iPad connectivity with Yamaha's optional I-MX1 interface, while offering the exceptional touch, tone and heritage that players expect from Yamaha acoustic pianos…

Sep 25, 2012

Yamaha Announces B1 Acoustic Upright Piano In The US

Yamaha B1

Yamaha announces the United States debut of the b1 Acoustic Upright Piano, the most affordable instrument in Yamaha's acoustic piano line. A favorite in Japanese and European households for years, the Continental style b1 is designed for maximum performance, incorporating exceptional craftsmanship, space-conscious design and high-quality sound at a wallet-friendly price.

According to Yamaha Acoustic Piano Marketing Manager Ed Bezursik, the U.S. market is primed for b1's winning combination of looks, value and quality…

Sep 16, 2012

Yamaha NU1 Upright Hybrid Piano Now Shipping

Yamaha NU1

Yamaha today announced that the company is now shipping the NU1, the world's first digital/acoustic hybrid piano to combine an authentic upright action with a remarkable Yamaha concert grand piano sound sample. Available at authorized Yamaha piano dealers nationwide, the NU1 leverages the industry's most innovative digital technology to deliver the sound of a concert grand, and the feel of an exceptional upright, at a fraction of the size and cost…

Sep 16, 2012

Most Affordable Performance Reproducing Grand Piano: The Yamaha Disklavier DGB1KE3 Classic Now Shipping

Yamaha DGB1KE3 Classic

Yamaha today announced that the most affordable addition to the company's popular line of Disklavier performance reproducing pianos, the DGB1KE3 Classic, is now shipping. This instrument is available exclusively in the North American market.

Making this entry-level model even more affordable, the new instrument, which expands options for potential Disklavier owners, features the newly developed "Damper Drive System" designed specifically for the DGB1KE3 Classic. This gives the instrument the same range of damper effects as a standard Disklavier by detecting and recording its damper motion continuously and directly lifting the dampers…

Jul 11, 2012

Yamaha Presents P-105 Digital Piano For $999

Yamaha P-105

Yamaha unveils the P-105, a new compact, portable digital piano featuring the legendary Yamaha piano touch and tone, at Summer NAMM 2012. With core piano features for virtually any level of musician, the P-105 is an ideal practice instrument for the beginner to intermediate pianist as well as for the price-conscious semi-professional.

The Yamaha P-105 has an 88-note, Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) weighted action keyboard that feels heavier in the low end and lighter in the top, just like the keys of an acoustic piano. It also features the PureCF sound engine that recreates the sound of Yamaha's famous CFIIIS concert grand piano…

Jul 11, 2012

Yamaha Unveils PSR-E433

Yamaha PSR-E433

Yamaha unveils the PSR-E433, a powerful new keyboard with all the tools needed to create compelling, professional-sounding music. With the PSR-E433, it's easier than ever to learn how to play and share music with friends. Introduced at Summer NAMM 2012, this compact, portable keyboard is geared towards families looking for a versatile first keyboard.

"The PSR-E433 is one cool multi-tasker," said Mark Anderson, Director of Marketing for Yamaha's Keyboard Division…