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New Piano Range from YamahaNew Piano Range from Yamaha

Wednesday 12th March

Today sees the start of the Frankfurt Music Messe 2014 - a massive european music fair. One of the major product releases this year comes from Yamaha who have refreshed their multi-award winning Clavinova line.

Including the sound of the legendary Yamaha CFX concert grand and the Yamaha owned Bösendorfer Imperial grand - The new range comprises of the CLP-585, CLP-575, CLP-545, CLP-535, CLP-525 and a fantastic new grand piano, the CLP-565GP.

More details, along with more new products, can be found on Yamaha's Messe 2014 pages.

New Music Store for HertfordshireNew Music Store for Hertfordshire

Saturday 8th February

PlaySomething, a music store based in Ware, has developed an astounding reputation for customer service and value for money over the years.

This weekend sees the store relaunch as Planet Sound. Home to a flagship Yamaha Homeworld alongside an extensive range of guitars, drums, sheet music and other musical accessories, this is an exciting development for the small market town.

"We are incredibly excited by everything taking place at our store - having moved two doors down from our previous store, the relaunch as Planet Sound alongside the release of Yamaha's Tyros5 keyboard ... Read more.

New Organ from YamahaNew Organ from Yamaha

Friday 24th January

Despite not being for sale outside of Asian markets, Yamaha Electone organs have continued to thrive. The Stagea ELS-01 series was released in 2004 and as of April, will be superceeded buy a new range, the ELS-02.

The new organ series includes AEM - the Yamaha technology that is behind their stunning Super Articulation sounds, as well as featuring many other sounds and styles found in Tyros4. 

The panel layout, however, has not changed - a common feature of new Yamaha instruments designed to aide ease of use when upgrading. Indeed, ELS-01 can be upgraded to ELS-02!

... Read more.

January Sale!January Sale!

Wednesday 22nd January

Carillon Studios are offering a stunning 20% on all their keyboard software until the end of this month. So if you own a Yamaha, Roland, Ketron, Korg, Solton, Hammond or Technics instrument and fancy giving it a new lease of life, check out their new website www.CarillonStudios.Com Select the drop down "keyboard software" menu and select your brand. Once you've decided what you would like to order, add the coupon code JAN20 to get your discount. You will get a further 25 reward points (w... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust December NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust December Newsletter

Friday 27th December

Just added to our OrganFax articles page! The Troxy now needs just £980 to reach its fundraising target. It is now really starting to take shape and many of its pipes have been cleaned by Manders, returned and fitted in place. With the main organ nearing competion it is hoped that the Marimba Harp and upright piano will soon be installed. Read this months Newsletter.

Our thanks go to the COS for supplying this article on OrganFax.

Yamaha launch Tyros5Yamaha launch Tyros5

Monday 11th November

Yamaha has today launched their brand new flagship workstation: Tyros5. To quote a leading music store, "This news is as important to keyboard players as a iphone is to Apple users!". 

The new keyboard will be on tour with Yamaha demonstrators Richard Bower and Ian House. Dates to follow.

The hype and rumours surround this products had built up to fever pitch, and the keyboard certainly doesn't appear to disapoint, over 300 new sounds, fantastic quality style... Read more.

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