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Best keyboard of 2013Best keyboard of 2013

Friday 25th October

Voting for this year's MIA awards is nearing it's deadline however it's not too late to have your say.

Visit ClassicFM's page to cast your vote in the best keyboard and digital piano category.

New Regional Store For Bristol!New Regional Store For Bristol!

Thursday 10th October

Mark Ireland is opening his new regional digital piano and keyboard store for Bristol and the surrounding area!

Great news for piano and keyboard customers in the South West- Mark Ireland who is no stranger to the world of retail and digital instruments, as well as the concert circuit, has launched Mark Ireland Pianos in Bristol. The shop is located on the east side of Bristol just off the busy A4 Bath road. Mark aims to provide a comprehensive selection of the best digital pianos from major brands and currently stocks Casio,
Kawai, Roland and Yamaha.

This new c... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust September NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust September Newsletter

Friday 4th October

Just added to our articles page the next issue of the Trocadero Wurlitzer News letter.

The Troxy, Stepney first opened its doors to the public on the 11th September 1933 and so September 2013 marked its 80th birthday. Many well known names appeared on stage including Tommy Trinder, The Andrews Sisters, Vera Lynn, Louis Armstrong, Petula Clarke and Cliff Richard. In this issue we look at the history of the Troxy, report on the event held to celebrate its 80th birthday, and briefly check on progress with the i... Read more.

Touchkeys - A New Keyboard ControllerTouchkeys - A New Keyboard Controller

Friday 30th August

We have recently learnt of this facisinating keyboard project and thought our readers might be interested!

TouchKeys are a new musical instrument controller transforming the piano-style keyboard into an expressive multi-touch control surface. TouchKeys are touch sensors that can be added to the surface of any keyboard, measuring the location of the musician's fingers on the keys during performance.

On traditional keyboards it is difficult to shape the sound of a note after it has been played. On the TouchKeys, vibrato, pitch bends, timbre and volume changes are as simple as... Read more.

Trocadero Wurlitzer Trust July NewsletterTrocadero Wurlitzer Trust July Newsletter

Tuesday 6th August

Just added to our articles page the next issue of the Trocadero Wurlitzer News letter.

Yet another issue of this fascinating series. It might not look much to the untrained eye however the pipes are now starting to be installed!   Read about what... Read more.

Yamaha Music LondonYamaha Music London

Sunday 4th August

Chappell of Bond Street is one of the country's truely historic music stores. Take a walk along Bond Street however, and the iconic music shop is no-where to be seen! In fact, since 2006, Chappell of Bond Street has had it's home on Wardour Street.

You may or may not be aware that Chappell of Bond Street is actually part of Yamaha, and therefore the recent announcement of a name change has met with a fantastic reception. 

As of January 1st 2014, the shop will be named Yamaha Music London. Made up of three floors in a landmark Grade II-listed building, t... Read more.

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