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New music finder for Tyros 3

Thursday 16th October

Yamaha have today announced the release of a version of their music finder for the new Tyros 3 keyboard. This update corrects the crypic titles that have to be released with new instruments for copyright reasons.

To download the update, click here and save it to a memory stick. Then, on the Tyros 3 go to FUNCTION, UTILITY, SYSTEM RESET and then MUSIC FINDER FILES. Go to the USB stick page and select the music finder file you downloaded. Then select replace. Voila, your new instrument is updated.

Another Hammond RoadshowAnother Hammond Roadshow

Friday 10th October

Hammond are in Brighouse, West Yorks this Saturday with another Hammond Organ UK Roadshow. The venue is ideally located just of the M62 and convenient for all of you in the Yorks, Humberside, Lancs area.

For more details go to The Hammond Website Please also see our news item below dated 3rd Oct 2008.

New look websiteNew look website

Thursday 9th October

www.DanielWatt.com went online at the start of this week. The new website has all of Daniel's recordings and teaching products including his latest book "The iPod Generation Don't Be Scared" which was launched at the Pakefield festival in September. All products are listed and available for purchase direct from him through his contact page. The site also has picture gallery of all of Daniel's travels abroad as well as festival gallery from this country.

Last chance to win a Fantom-G6Last chance to win a Fantom-G6

Tuesday 7th October

To mark the launch of the new Fantom-G range of workstations, Roland are giving one away.

To be in with a chance of winning one of the first Fantom-G models in the country, visit your nearest Fantom music dealer, get the demo and you'll be entered into the competition. So get there quick as time is running out! For more information visit The Roland Web Site

Tyros 3 on tourTyros 3 on tour

Monday 6th October

Yamaha's top European demonstrator, Peter Baartmans is helping with the UK launch of the Tyros 3 this month. Peter is reputed to be one of the worlds finest keyboard performers, and tours all over the world presenting Yamaha instruments. The tour dates with Peter are listed below.

Mon 6 Oct Cranes Music Worcester 01905 23023
Tues 7 Oct Music Unlimited Ilminster 01392 251846
Wed 8 Oct Bonners Music Superstore Uckfield 01323 639335
Thurs 9 Oct Musicland Swanley 0208 698 0915
Fri 10 Oct Allegro Music Chelmsford 01245 283527
Mon 13 Oct Colbecks Su... Read more.

New operating system for Korg keyboards

Sunday 5th October

Korg have announced a new Operating System, Version 2.0, for their award winning Pa2X and Pa800 arranger keyboards. It is due to be released in November 2008. As is becomming the trend with Korg products, the upgrade will be freely downloadable from their PA keyboard website.

The upgrade is set to bring a number of new features to the keyboards, including new sound generation technology called DNC (defined nuance control) - possibly designed to compete with Yamaha's Super Articulation 2 sounds found ... Read more.

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