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2014-09-12 12:23:05

The Crystal Method as Brand Ambassadors Will Support Casio's Mission to Make Music Accessible for All DOVER, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, today announced the renewal of its partnership with The Crystal Method as official brand ambassadors through 2015. The Crystal Method, consisting of Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland, is one of America's best known electronic artists with a career spanning...

2014-09-11 23:01:32

Four models reflect the company’s expertise in all aspects of music—from musical instruments to live production gear—and reproduce performances as the artists intended them to be heard. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Yamaha today introduced four integrated amplifiers that will acquaint newcomers to the legendary “Natural Sound” of its Hi-Fi components as well as thrill enthusiasts who want modern connectivity, such as digital audio connections for a HDTV or Blu-ray...

2014-09-10 23:05:06

New Speakers Set Bar for Great Portable Sound in an Affordable Package BUENA PARK, Calif. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Yamaha today announced the introduction of two new additions to its portable loudspeaker lineup—the powered DBR Series and the passive CBR Series. The DBR Series, the follow-up to the acclaimed DSR and DXR series, represents the most portable powered loudspeakers that Yamaha offers. Three new models, DBR10, DBR12 and DBR15, feature state-of-the-art DSP (Digital Signal...

2014-08-14 08:27:03

Available Exclusively At Target, the CTK-2090 and LK-175V Offer Full Sampling Feature-Set DOVER, N.J., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc. today announced the debut of two new digital sampling keyboards - the CTK-2090 and LK-175V. These introductions are the latest in Casio's long history of developing innovative sampling keyboards for young musicians. "The next time you hear your favorite song on the radio, you may hear a guitar riff or a drum beat that sounds...

2014-08-11 12:24:38

Casio's Full XW Series Including Synthesizers, a DJ Controller and Headphones Set the Stage at World's Largest DJ Trade Show ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casio America, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments, will be participating in DJ Times magazine's 2014 DJ Expo. The DJ Expo is known as the world's largest DJ trade show and most-attended exhibition in the industry. On August 11-14, 2014, Casio will display its full XW series...

2014-07-25 23:05:55

Music Education Program Encourages Responsibility, Self-Confidence and Self-Discipline INDIANAPOLIS (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division today announced that it has presented a Yamaha Legacy Award to Lamar Burkhalter, founder and executive director of Houston-based Percussion One Foundation, a non-profit music education organization that serves middle and high school students and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. The award recognizes the contributions of...

2014-07-18 23:01:19

Sleek White Finish is Ideal for Performers Seeking the Spotlight or Composers Desiring a Clean, Modern Design Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Yamaha today announced the release of the stunning Motif XF Music Production Synthesizer in white to honor the company’s 40th anniversary of manufacturing synthesizers. The Motif XF in an attractive white finish will be the only Music Production Synthesizer on the market available in this color. The model offers an exclusive 40th anniversary...

2014-07-17 23:02:41

Introduces Industry Leading Motif XF in White to Commemorate Anniversary NASHVILLE (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Yamaha, the world’s largest musical instrument manufacturing company, will showcase a full display of products at Summer NAMM 2014 in Booth 644 at the Music City Center in Nashville from July 17-19. “Summer NAMM is a keystone event that allows us to spend more quality time with dealers, artists, media representatives and the general public,” said Tom Sumner, senior vice...

2014-07-15 23:09:26

A New Breed of Musical Instrument Using All Elements of the Acoustic Piano to Augment Digitally Generated Sounds, Without Traditional Speakers and Amps Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Yamaha today introduced the U1TA, the world’s first acoustic upright piano capable of sounding like a concert grand piano—and much, much more. Dubbed the “TransAcoustic,” the U1TA represents a new breed of musical instrument that uses all elements of the acoustic piano to augment digitally...

2014-06-20 23:06:23

Practical Practice Tool Lauded for Form and Function Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The Yamaha SILENT Brass™ practice systems for trombone, trumpet, flugelhorn and French horn, introduced at the 2014 NAMM Show, have won three prestigious design awards, including the Red Dot Design Award for Product Design, the iF Product Design Award and the Good Design Gold Award. The Red Dot Design Award for Product Design is bestowed by Design Zentrum Nordrhein Westfalen and represents an...


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