Tony Stace at
Launceston Electronic Orga...
In these times where cash is often a little tight, there is interesting news from Roland. They have just released a new finance scheme - called 'Take It Today'. It gives you two ways to buy some amazing Roland gear. There's 0% APR on purchases between £500 and £2000,or 3.9% APR for purchases above £2000, with a 10% deposit in both cases.
The scheme is available through participating music dealers in the UK.
World-renowned singer, songwriter and Yamaha pianist Elton John will return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this fall with an all new show, The Million Dollar Piano, named after a stunning, one-of-a-kind instrument made exclusively for him by Yamaha.
A team effort between Yamaha Entertainment Group and Elton John, the million-dollar piano has been 4 years in the making and is called such because it cost $1 million to create. The designers and engineers from Yamaha Pianos in Hamamatsu, Japan worked with Elton John to bring his vision to life. The result is a spectacular, highly mo... Read more.
Those of our readers in the south west of England may be aware of the closure of one of the oldest music shops in the beautiful city of Bath. The 163 year old Duck, Son and Pinker closed very recently and vast amount of their stock is being sold in an online auction starting 12th May.
More details can be found here.
Yes, we had to read it twice too! Wersi Direct Ltd are currently running a promotion that seems too good to be true... but it is!
Many regulars to Organ and Keyboard clubs will have heard Brett Wales playing the stunning flagship Wersi Louve organ and attendees of the major Organ and Keyboard festivals might also have seen the companies latest offering, a top of the range keyboard: the Read more.
With Frankfurt Music Messe proving as ever to be a hotbed of new product launches, Casio chose it to preview an exciting new range of keyboard products - due into the UK later this year.
Andy Carvill (head of Casio Musical Instruments in the UK) is giving very little away...
"Given these new keyboards and pianos will not be available until September or October, final details are still to be confirmed," he said. "This includes specifications and pricing structure. I can say, however, that there will be new models of CTK keyboards, entry level pianos and new Privia models a... Read more.
Now that MusicMesse (the international, Frankfurt based trade show) is over, Yamaha have released videos of all their new products - it makes an interesting watch!
View the videos here.