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1 1 Welcome Guest.
by Nessa
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1 1 Our Forum Guidelines - Please Read
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Community News & Announcements
483 57 Apologies For Me Recent Absence From The Forum ~ Nessa
by spike
Finding Your Way Around The Forum
Details of how to use the forum facilities
176 34 How do you upload the country flag into one's Signature?
by Hugh-AR
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3 1 Forum Donations
by Nessa
The Archive Storeroom
Archived Forum Content
12215 863 Fields Of Gold
by fatdadkev
     Just Saying 'Hello'
Meet The YKF Team
Come along and let us introduce ourselves to you!
14 6 Meet The Team ~ Nessa Forum Administrator
by MrClitheroe
Introduce Yourself
Say "hello" and introduce yourself to our community. Tell us a little about yourself, and include the keyboards/instruments that you play, and also your country location.
1945 225 Hello, thanks for allowing me to join
by Anliz
     The News Desk......Read All About It Here!
Yamaha News And Updates
Keep up to date with all the latest instrument, product and softwear news and announcements from Yamaha
54 11 Yamaha MusicSoft October Sale
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
22 9 Steinberg / Krotos - Sounds for your Cubase Projects
by Roland
Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
The Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
60 7 Natural Saxaphone
by 1-man-band-berlin
2016 Festival Reviews, Pictures & Videos
Read All About It! Post Festival reviews, pictures and videos from the 2016 Event
187 29 The 'Jam Busters' Route 66 - Festival 2016 Video
by Rog the Dodge
2014/2015 Festival Reviews, Pictures & Videos
Read All About It! Post Festival reviews, pictures and videos from the 2014 and 2015 Events
202 21 Ken Hall Opens The Show! Festival 2015 Video
by Anne S
     Performers Forums - Post Your Music Here
Nessa's Christmas Jukebox
Ho! Ho! Ho! ~ It's Christmas! Have some fun and let's hear those Christmas bells start to jingle! Post your Christmas Musical Crackers here!!
148 16 Santa Clause Is Coming To Town two ways
by fatdadkev
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
20802 1657 Santana - I Love You Much Too Much
by fatdadkev
Novice Performances
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
351 35 Persian Song by Vigen: Dele Divane
by MrClitheroe
The YKF Youth Club
Calling All Grandchildren! - Does your family have a budding Oscar Peterson, the next Elton John or even a Mozart in the making? If so then we would love to hear it! Post the music of your grandchild here! .
45 3 Lord of the Rings Theme.
by Nessa
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
400 37 When
by Brian007
     Nessa's Funtime And Musical Competitions
Prize Winning Funtime Musical Competitions
Funtime Challenges & Musical Prize Winning Competitions. Come along and join in the fun!......a prize for the top three winning entries!
178 37 ** Jive Time Soundtrack Challenge**.........And The Winner Is...........
by David Rearden
     Anliz Challenge Section - Fun Monthly challenges set to keep you exploring and enjoying your keyboard to the maximum. **Yamaha Keyboard Entries Only In This Section Please**
Anliz's November Challenge
'Lest We Forget' WW1 100 Year Commemorative Challenge. What better way to salute all the brave men and women who fought in World War 1 (1914-1918) than to remember them with song that was popular in that era. Choose up to 3 Songs to enter our November Commemorative Challenge. Instrumental and Vocal Entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st November.
80 9 Winner Announced for November 2018 Challenge
by Rog the Dodge
Anliz's October Challenge
Hubble, Bubble Toil & Trouble! Cast your own spell by choosing a ‘spooky’ themed or titled song for any of our 3 witches to throw into their bubbling cauldron! Will the Monsters be Mashing? Can the Ghostbusters fend off their wicked ways? Are the Adams Family lurking in the shadows or will The Munster’s be peaking out of their creaky coffins? Cast your spell and let's get SPOOKY!! Challenge starts 1st October.
71 7 Ghost Riders in the Sky (Anliz)
by Anliz
Anliz's September Challenge
Theme: MOVIE & SHOW. Select a Song to play that features a STYLE from the MOVIE & SHOW Section your Keyboard. Please include the name of the style you have chosen when posting up your entries. Instrumental and vocal entries welcome. The YKF Challenges are forplayers of all abilities. Enter as many songs as you like. Challenge starts 1st September 2018.
105 12 Hymne
by Nessa
Anliz's August Challenge
Theme: THE MUSIC OF JAMES LAST. Select a song to play from the many popular and classic songs as recorded by James Last and his Orchestra. Instrumental and vocal entries are welcome. The YKF Challenges are for Players of all abilities. Enter as many songs as you wish. C'mon and join in the fun! Challenge starts 1st August 2018.
115 13 La Playa
by Arthur
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
613 46 Winner Announced for July 2018 Challenge
by fatdadkev
     Nessa's Video Tutorials - Watch, Look and Learn with video tutorials covering techniques & music theory
Keyboard Tutorials
Hints and tips on how to get the best from your keyboard
79 15 Stupid Thumping BASS!!
by John.C.S.
Tools of the trade to help you free your mind and improvise!
47 15 How To Embellish A Melody
by Nessa
Chord Progressions & The Circle Of 5th's Explained!
Help is on hand to explain, de-mystify and help you use the 'circle of 5ths'. Chord Progressions and the 'circle of 5th's'
21 6 Top up the chord family
by dentyr
Chord Types/Extensions Explained And How To Contsruct Them
How to figure out and a Major, Minor, Augmented & Diminished chord. Along With Chord Extensions & Inversions
33 11 Basic Chord Inversions and how to form them
by Nessa
Blues and Jazz - Flex those fingers!
Have fun exploring and experimenting the exciting world of Jazz along with the 12 bar blues.
7 4 12 Bar Blues - The Basic Structure
by Papa Joe
Jazz Piano Song Tutorials Beginners & Intermediate
Jazz Piano Song Tutorials - Step by step tuition for all budding pianists to get you playing those great Jazz Standards. Beginners to Intermediate level.
11 5 "The Christmas Song" Jazz Piano Tutorial - Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
by Nessa
Music Theory - Basics and beyond!
Help is always at hand with your music theory - from basics to beyond!
6 4 Music Theory - Note Values
by Nessa
     Tyros Keyboard and Digital Piano Tutorial Videos
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials.
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials. Helping you to make music & get the very best from your Yamaha Digital Piano.
6 6 Assignable Buttons ~ CVP Clavinova
by Nessa
Genos Keyboard Tutorials
Your place to get ahead and get the very best fromYamaha's new Genos keyboard
13 8 Multipads Creating Your Own Favourite Bank ~ Genos
by blackpool
Tyros 3,4,& 5 Keyboard Video Tutorials
Learn how to get the very best out of your Tyros keyboard with Top Tips from the 'Tyros Tipsters'.
12 8 Parameter Lock ~ Where is it and what is it used for? ~ Tyros
by Nessa
     Improving your Performances - Help and advice from the top!
Hints, Tips & Advice on how to...
How to get the very best from your keyboard...your place to ask for help
782 141 Keyboard and violin?
by Roland
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
279 42 Midi Recorder Editing - Changing a note Tutorial - Understanding
by Steve S
Keyboard Q & A For Beginners - Making Everything Easier!
Do you need some basic keyboard help? Then ask away! No problem is too small, no question is too simple....we are all here to help!
86 14 Is their a progression in the Yamaha models?
by clown9644
     Technical Forums
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
**NEW** Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
684 74 Peter Baartmans Featuring The Genos 'In Concert' Entertains & Enthralls All!
by Chris R
Tyros 5
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
361 75 Multi pads
by Cosmicimage
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
167 36 STOP! Memory Full Problem!
by Nessa
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
321 70 YEM question
by fatdadkev
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
149 32 New CSP-150 coming soon...
by dart451
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
251 30 Is A Powered Mixer Compatible With Powered Speakers?
by AndyT
Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
513 75 Zip files?
by blackpool
Have Your Say With Feedback To Yamaha!
Post here your essential feedback to Yamaha regarding Instruments, Equipment & MusicSoft. Include all 'pros' & 'cons'!
17 4 Missing OTS for several new PLUS Styles (S975)
by blackpool
     Social Forums
General Chit Chat, News & Views
Your place to share your news and a place to enjoy general chat.
3598 524 The Frustrations of this newbie
by fatdadkev
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
2123 438 Raffle
by Rog the Dodge
Coffee Break <> Nessa's Picture Quiz *NEW*
Can you spot all that is missing from the picture?
23 1 *Nessa's Picture Quiz ~ The Answers Are Revealed!*
by Nessa
Buy, Sell & Wanted - Items for Sale or Wanted
A place for you to buy, sell or seek any music related item.
188 60 Korg PA1000
by bigdave
     File Sharing & Music Publications, & Useful Website Links Forums
Members Own Performance CD's Now Available
A place for members to advertise their own performance CD's - **Please note that Approval of Admin is required before advertising**
17 4 As Night Falls - Release of Nessa's New CD
by Nessa
File Sharing
Multi Pads, Styles and Registrations etc. No copyright material or commercial selling please.
151 34 Play with Den Styles
by Yammie
World Wide Web - Surfers Paradise!
A place where you can find or post useful links to websites that may be of interests to other members
98 42 High quality Relaxing Music
by David Rearden
Sheet Music, Fake Books, Chord Charts
Requests, questions or links to sheet music, fake books, chord charts or another other music related publications.
454 80 Seeking sheet music
by Chris R

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