At Superbooth 17, we had a chance to interview Yamaha Europe product demonstrator and talented artist, Xantoné Blacq. Xantoné Blacq is a great keyboardist, vocalist, songwriter and product demonstrator for Yamaha Europe. For several years, he toured as keyboardist with Amy Winehouse and released several solo recordings of his own music. Check out this fascinating interview withXantoné andYamaha US Product Specialist, Blake Angelos.
And below that, enjoy a special treat - the original recording of "Your So Fly" from his record "To the Heavens and Beyond"!
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Yamaha Synthesizer 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, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
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 Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world 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.