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Meet Araken Bustos: Brass and Woodwind Technician, Yamaha Artist Services Madrid

Now we’re pleased to introduce a key member of our Madrid team, Brass and Woodwind Technician Araken Bustos. We asked this highly experienced musician and a technician to tell us about his background, philosophy and plans for Yamaha Artist Services Madrid.

Explore the Yamaha Stage Custom Hip Kit with our Yamaha artists

Yamaha Artist Kevin "Kikoué" Ki performs with the Yamaha Stage Custom Hip kit, DTX-Multi12 & EAD10 Drum Module. With the addition of flute and kora to his set up, Kevin delivers a performance that merges traditional Mandingo arrangements with pan-African influence.

RIVAGE PM Firmware V4.71, RIVAGE PM Editor V4.7.1 Released.

Fixed the problem in which audio input to MY-SLOT 1 of CS-R5 and CS-R3 was 1.3dB higher in level than MY-SLOT 2.

Artist Insights featuring Eirik Gjerdevik

Yamaha artist Eirik Gjerdevik, tuba soloist and conductor, has collected for us some hints and tips that could come handy when practising on your tuba along with some consideration on the effect your playing has on your band. Click here to read the full article.

Honoring the Life and Legacy of Yamaha Artist Chick Corea

Words cannot adequately express the tremendous loss the music community, indeed the entire world, has suffered this week. Chick Corea, keyboardist, composer, bandleader and musical pioneer, who spent more than half a century innovating and influencing the most important figures in jazz history, died on February 9th from a rare form of cancer.

Nostalgia • New Sound Library for Yamaha MONTAGE & MODX

Artist Insights featuring Andy Tweed

If you are a saxophone's beginner you might know that limited dynamic and tonal range as well as lumpy phrases are some common problems. Yamaha Artist Andy Tweed, saxophonist and highly regardred educator, has put together a collection of some of the most effective breathing excersises to help you overcome these issues.

GET INTO NEW MUSIC! EXPLORE NEW BAND REPERTOIRE WITH YAMAHA

Yamaha is dedicated to having an impact on sound and music, and nothing demonstrates this more than giving players the opportunity to play new music.

Interview with the composer of "Felicitous" — Fredrick Schjelderup

We recently made available the brand-new composition ‘Felicitous’ by Fredrick Schjelderup which we commissioned for the 2020 Yamaha Band Clinic. We took some time to catch-up with Fredrick and find out more about his approach and what it was like to compose this piece.

RIVAGE PM7 Brings The Music Back At Italian Festival

The end of July 2020 was significant for Italian festival organisers, as they were able to organise some events after the country’s initial Covid-19 lockdown. One of the first was the 10th anniversary Reload Sound Festival, in Biella, northern Italy, where obligatory self-certification and wearing of masks helped to bring some welcome musical sunshine to the Italian summer.