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Trial The All New Arturia KeyLab 88 Midi Keyboard

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

I you are a piano or keyboard teacher please let us know if you (or one of your colleagues) are interested in reviewing Arturia’s now-available KeyLab 88 — its top-of-the-range, professional-grade, 88-note hammer-action hybrid MIDI keyboard controller that comes complete with Arturia’s...

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Arturia announces availability of KeyLab 88 pro-grade 88-note MIDI keyboard controller

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Music software and hardware company Arturia is proud to announce availability of KeyLab 88 — its top-of-the-range, professional-grade, 88-note hammer-action hybrid MIDI keyboard controller that comes complete with Arturia’s acclaimed Analog Lab software synthesizer solution and more besides —...

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Yamaha wants Piano and Keyboard players to work for them.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

An exciting opportunity has become available for two motivated sales professionals to join the Yamaha Classic Division within the UK Branch. We require one candidate to cover the NW England/West Midlands & Wales area and another candidate to cover the East of England. Reporting to the Sales Manager,...

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Allen & Heath Mixer Man Dies.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Neil Hauser, the first managing director of UK mixing desk manufacturer Allen & Heath, has passed away at the age of 87. The company hand-built mixers for bands such as Genesis, Pink Floyd and The Who. In 1973, Allen & Heath built a custom quadraphonic mixing console for Pink Floyd, the MOD1,...

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Free Audio Software For Our Piano & Keyboard Teachers

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Yesterday My Keyboard Lessons gave pianists a discount for the all new Arturia SparkLE package. Today we are offering a chance to get your hands on it for free. Please let us know If you (or one of your colleagues) are interested in reviewing SparkLE Creative Drum Machine & we can look into...

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Arturia salutes SparkLE success with anniversary discount deals for everyone

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

Music software and hardware company Arturia is proud to collectively celebrate the anniversary of its game-changing SparkLE Creative Drum Machine with two time- sensitive discount deals available to registered users and those new to Arturia alike. “Small, concise, yet with full controls to edit...

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New piano design promises ‘sound beyond time’.

Friday, February 20th, 2015

A unique piano, created by Hungarian piano player Gergely Bogányi, is said to have ‘sound beyond time’. What does that even mean? With promises of a “revolutionary new piano” and with “Sound Beyond Time” comes the Bogányi piano, named after its creator, the Hungarian pianist Gergely...

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Pianist Anne Naysmith dies.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Pianist Anne Naysmith, has died after being hit by a lorry in Chiswick High Road, west London. She had no Alan Bennett to write about her, as he did for Miss Shepherd, who camped on Bennett’s front drive and is immortalised in his play The Lady in the Van. But her story is just as fascinating,...

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The blind pianist that has performed before Presidents and the Pope.

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Pianist Carlos “Chuckie” Ibay was only 2 years old when he started fidding with the keyboard. And 34 Years later he has played before Pope Francis at the blessing of a mosaic image of Filipino Saint Pedro Calungsod, which was installed permanently in the Vatican. The young concert pianist...

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Pianist John McCabe Passes Away Aged 75

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Composer and pianist John McCabe has died aged 75 . McCabe won the Ivor Novello Award for classical music in 2014. A gifted artist, he had composed 13 symphonies by the age of 11, and his recordings of Joseph Haydn’s piano sonatas are considered definitive. His own compositions included orchestral...

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My Keyboard Lessons Look Back At Robert Moog – Synth Pioneer.

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Ther we take a look back at the career of synth pioneer Bob Moog. Robert Moog was a great man. One of our heros, and to us he is an absolute legend. Here we go through the times, places and artists when the synthesizer was invented, and what took place, also little interesting things from Moog,...

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Pianist & Keyboard Player Required For Gigging Band.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

‘The Old Band Stuff’ are in need of a pianist or a keyboard player. They have several gigs and venues lined up. They want to know if you are interested and would like someone who also has a car and P.A.and based in or around Norfolk. They play 70s 80s 90s different ‘good old...

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We have an update available for Rob Papens BLUE-II.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

We looked at the new BLUE-II Rob Papen software yesterday but we have just found our there is already an upgrade for the keyboard and synth product. Updating your BLUE-II is simple. log in to and visit ‘My products’. Open the download page below your BLUE-II registration,...

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Rob Papens Blue 2 cutting edge synth and production software.

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

First released in 2005 BLUE already reflected Rob Papen’s cutting-edge, creative, and — most importantly — musical approach towards developing virtual instruments by first delivering FM and subtractive synthesis, then duly adding Phase Distortion and wave shaping synthesis into the highly creative...

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Academy School of Electronic Music School Opens In The US.

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Beat Lab Academy, a new school of modern music production in LA, has announced that it is accepting new students for their Ableton Live Certification Program starting April 28, 2015. The Academy was founded by Ableton Certified Trainer Yeuda Ben-Atar, right. After working as an Ableton instructor...

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