Yamaha Music Production Product Specialist, Blake Angelos, has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software.

An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States and Canada. Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Masters of Music degree from Arizona State University.

Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the country for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Website URL:

Get Connected - Part I: MD/UD-BT01 Bluetooth wireless MIDI Adaptors

If you're old enough to remember the early days of MIDI, you probably recall MIDI patchbays, multi-port MIDI interfaces, processors - and so on. You probably also remember the associated "MIDI pasta" of cabling required to hook it all up! With the popularity of today's wireless devices, we can enjoy the same connectivity and flexibility - without the messy cables - using wireless Bluetooth MIDI.
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