Yamahasynth40: David Bryan

As an original member of Bon Jovi David Bryan is a long time Yamaha synth artist. Here we have him in his own words regarding the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.

Thanks David!

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Yamahasynth40: Freddie Ravel

From the keyboard chair with such artists as Earth, Wind and Fire, Al Jarreau and Carlos Santana to headlining his own bands, Freddie Ravel has been taking full advantage of Yamaha technology for a long, long time. Here is his message to Yamaha for this notable occasion.
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Yamaha Synth40: Jeff Lorber

Long time Yamaha synth artist and keyboard player Jeff Lorber congratulates us on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Yamaha synthesizers.

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Yamahasynth40: Jeff Lorber

Long time Yamaha synth artist and keyboard player Jeff Lorber congratulates us on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of Yamaha synthesizers.
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Yamahasynth40: Rique Pantoja

The noted Brazillian keyboadist, synthesist and composer Rique Pantoja has a message for Yamaha for the 40th Annivesary of Yamaha Synthesizers.





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Yamahasynth40: Brett Tuggle


Mr. Brett Tuggle, long time Yamaha syntheizer artist is now on tour with Fleetwood Mac playing the new white Motif XF. 
Here he sends a message re: 40 years of Yamaha Synthesizers.

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Yamahasynth40: David Frank

Noted Synthesist, Pianist, Music Producer, Programmer and Songwriter David Frank tells about his history with Yamaha Synthesizers.
Good stuff!!


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Yamahasynth40: Dave Smith

As an engineer and synthesizer developer, Dave Smith was instrumental in the development of MIDI as well as designing the Prophet 5 and some of the world's first software synthesizers.
Here is his message for Yamaha on the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.

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As an engineer and synthesizer developer, Dave Smith was instrumental in the development of MIDI as well as designing the Prophet 5 and some of the world's first software synthesizers.
Here is his message for Yamaha on the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.

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Yamahasynth40: Jon Greathouse

Long time Yamaha synth artist, film composer and all around good guy Jon Greathouse sends his congratulations to Yamaha on the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.

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Yamahasynth40: Steve Porcaro

It is really quite special to hear Steve Porcaro's inspiring message to Yamaha on the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.
Thanks for your words, but most of all, thanks for the music you and Toto have given us for all these many years.

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Yamahasynth40: David Rosenthal

What do Robert Palmer, Cyndi Lauper, Enrique Iglesias, Steve Via and Bruce Sprinsteen have in common. They all have used the talents and skills of David Rosenthal to get the signature synth sounds they need for their music.
Currently on tour with Billy Joel, consummate synthesist David Rosenthal has a message for Yamaha on the 40th Anniversary of Yamaha Synthesizers.

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Salo Loyo takes us through his Motif XF setup

Salo Loyo takes us through his Motif XF setup
Yamaha keyboard artist Salo Loyo takes us through his live Motif XF rig just before a Luis Miguel concert in Santiago Chile:

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Review roundup: reface

Review roundup: reface
The reface reviews are rolling in! Hit the read more to check 'em out!
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FM GO!

Want a Free FM Synthesizer with 256 Preset Voices?
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reface webcast

At summer NAMM 2015, Yamaha debuted the reface mobile mini keyboard series. Prior to the show, the Music Production department had a party and broadcast a live webcast hosted here on Yamahasynth.com.
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Dave Gant Interview

Dave Gant Interview
Since 1989 Dave Gant has been the keyboard player/band leader for Garth Brooks — the top-selling artist of all times in any genre of music. He was kind enough to answer a few questions for us. Here is what he had to share with the readers here at Yamahasynth.

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An Exclusive Interview with Chuck Leavell

An Exclusive Interview with Chuck Leavell
Chuck Leavell has played piano, keyboards and sang background vocals with The Rolling Stones since 1982. He's also worked with The Allman Brothers Band, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, The Black Crowes, Blues Traveler, Train, John Mayer and many others. His latest album is a tribute to blues piano players entitled “Back To The Woods”. Read our exclusive interview to learn more about his life, influences, and what he loves about Yamaha keyboards. Comments and questions are welcome in the discussion forum post here.
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CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF OUR SYNTHS AT WINTER NAMM 2015

CELEBRATING 40 YEARS OF OUR SYNTHS AT WINTER NAMM 2015
NAMM is usually the time for us to show off the new toys, but since this year marks our 40th anniversary of our synthesizers, we spent that time reminiscing about the past.
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Synth Book Version 1.5

Synth Book Version 1.5
Just released:  Version 1.5 of Yamaha Synth Book - Virtual Analog Synth + the (first) 40 years of Yamaha Synths history in a free iOS app
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