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1 1 Welcome Guest.
by Nessa
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1 1 Our Forum Guidelines - Please Read
by Nessa
Forum Announcements
Community News & Announcements
683 77 Keith (Blackpool) Joins The Team ~ Industry News Reporter
by merry
Finding Your Way Around The Forum
Details of how to use the forum facilities
209 41 How To Post A Song Using Your Box/Soundcloud Link
by Nessa
Donations To The Forum
Would you like to help to keep your forum up and running?....Donations are always welcome and very much appreciated!
6 3 Forum Donations
by Nessa
The Archive Storeroom
Archived Forum Content
16294 1203 Silk Road
by fatdadkev
     Just Saying 'Hello'
Meet The YKF Team
Come along and let us introduce ourselves to you!
12 4 Meet The Team ~ Nessa Forum Administrator
by MrClitheroe
New Members ~ Please 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.
2809 327 Hello from Raleigh, NC, USA (and Boston)!
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
106 25 Happy Xmas SX900
by 562geoff
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
84 29 2 new E models on the way!
by fatdadkev
Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
The Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
50 6 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
212 22 Ken Hall Opens The Show! Festival 2015 Video
by Anne S
     Performers Forums - Post Your Music Here
Geoff's Happy Hour Playlist!
Let's Get Happy! Fight back and beat the Corona blues! Send us a smile and post up your happy & uplifting tunes here for us all to enjoy!
246 23 Blue-Suede-Shoes
by Jon D.
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
25562 2083 Lost Loves
by Jim H
Novice Performances
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
458 47 Embraceable you
by fatdadkev
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
510 47 Five foot two, Eyes of Blue
by Just Jeff
     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 August 2020 Challenge
Make Your Trumpet 'SING'! A Challenge Within A Challenge! How authentic can you make your keyboard Trumpet sound? Can you make it 'sing' the phrases of your song & breath like a real live trumpeter? Choose any song and use any style, but your trumpeter has to be the star of the show! Challenge starts 1st August.
96 12 Carnival ~~~ Harry James...
by Jim H
Anliz's July 2020 Challenge
DRIVE TIME ~ GET YOUR KICKS FROM ROUTE 66! Fill up the tank, crack up the engine and come and join us on this famous journey. The romance of Route 66 continues to captivate people around the world. Post us a Song that we can listen to as we wind down the windows, cruise the highways taking in the sights along with summer sunshine - do as the song says and "get your kicks on Route 66" Enter up to 4 Songs, Vocal or Instrumental entries welcome. Remember to add your chosen Style used when entering your Songs. Challenge starts 1st July.
375 28 Try a little kindness - Glen Campbell
by Telsue
Anliz's June 2020 Challenge
Favourite Themes & Songs From Films. The Challenge theme for this month, has been requested by forum member 'Spike'. Soundtracks, Themes or Songs from a film. Enter your favourite in our June Challenge. Instrumental or Vocal entries welcome ~ Challenge starts 1st June.
575 47 The Dambusters March
by mattcee
Anliz's May 2020 Challenge
BANDS ON PARADE. Choose Song Titles for MARCHING BANDS or BRASS BANDS using the onboard styles from your keyboard. You may enter up to 4 songs, and instrumental or vocal entries welcome. Let's be having some rousing good Numbers to keep us entertained during Lockdown at home in our 'Bubbles'. Challenge starts 1st May.
181 17 Anliz's May 2020 Challenge Winner
by Graham1405
Anliz's April 2020 Challenge
COME AWAY WITH ME. Join me on a 'Virtual Holiday' to any village, town, city, country or exotic place in the world where you can relax. Maybe your chosen song transports you to that special place? Up to 4 songs are eligible. Instrumental or vocal entries welcome. Let's get outside our safe "Bubble" for while and have a great time. Challenge starts 1st April.
267 22 What a Wonderful World
by Jim H
Anliz's March 2020 Challenge
Coming Soon! THE ROARIN'20s. Lots of popular songs from yesteryear to choose from for this Challenge. Up to 4 Entries are eligible. Instrumental or Vocal Entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st March.
156 17 Ma medley
by Roger
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
757 63 Winner February 2020 Challenge Announced
by spike
     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
160 28 fixed velocity ??
by blackpool
Tools of the trade to help you free your mind and improvise!
53 16 Midi files
by tnt
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'
45 16 The Circle of 5ths - Diagram and Tutorials
by tm3
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!
41 5 Transposing and Keys.
by Roger Bartram
     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.
9 7 Assignable Buttons ~ CVP Clavinova
by Nessa
Genos Keyboard Tutorials
Your place to get ahead and get the very best fromYamaha's new Genos keyboard
26 12 Voice Editing - How to tweak voices on Genos
by Hermit
PSR SX900 & PSR SX700 Tutorials
Your place to visit to get some helpful video tutorials for Yamaha's latest PSR SX keyboard range.
14 3 multitasking
by Roger Bartram
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'.
15 9 Multi Track Recording ~ Tyros
by dentyr
     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
996 182 Handy tip using freeze
by merry
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
294 47 multitasking
by Roger Bartram
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!
223 31 Split point psr ew300.
by blackpool
     Keyboard & Piano Forums
Yamaha's Latest PSR SX Keyboards
Yamaha's PSR SX Keyboards - Check out these latest keyboards, and get the latest news and views!
277 47 Short SX600 demo
by fatdadkev
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship Arranger keyboard.
1015 120 mp3 mute
by Tommac
Tyros 5
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
404 83 Cables
by fatdadkev
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
247 52 Tyros 4 Registrations - Loud Strings
by NativeAngels
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
441 86 Wah voice on PSR S900
by Nessa
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
181 38 GH88 keyboard frame
by blackpool
Have Your Say With Feedback To Yamaha!
Post here your essential feedback to Yamaha regarding Instruments, Equipment & MusicSoft. Include all 'pros' & 'cons'!
26 5 Letter to Yamaha
by blackpool
     Computer, Tablets & Software
Kev's Computer Chat-Bits, Bots & Bytes Help Desk'
Your own personal help desk where you can ask Kev's help desk for advice on anything computer & IT related. Do you know how to stay safe online? Creating a safe passwords, Connections to instruments, Updates, Software/Hardware, File storage etc! Your 'got to' place for IT help and advice!
64 10 TinyURL
by blackpool
General Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
668 97 Studio Singers & Concert Choir expansion packs PSR-S970
by Graham1405
Yamaha Expansion Manager
Yamaha Expansion Manager...Post your questions and get your answers here!
4 1 Help needed with expansion packs SX900
by fatdadkev
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
297 36 Bose L1 compacts
by keyboard ken
     Social Forums
What Are You Doing To Help Banish The 'C' Blues?
Tell us what you are doing to fight back and banish those 'C' Blues! Post up your stories, and please do include any pics to let us know what you are up to! xx
26 8 Strange Times
by Boscokc
Coffee Break Puzzle ~ Spot The Difference Picture Quiz
Coffee Break ~ Spot The Difference Picture Quiz! Can you find all the differences in this weeks picture puzzle! Coming Soon!
14 3 Coffee Break Puzzle ~ Spot The Difference GAME ONE! ~ Game Over!
by Nessa
Coffee Break ~ Nessa'a Musical Word Wheel
How many words can you find using the letters in the wheel...and can you find the 'master' word?
38 3 GAME Two~ Nessa'a Musical Word Wheel Game ~ Now Ended
by Nessa
General Chit Chat, News & Views
Your place to share your news and a place to enjoy general chat.
4397 633 Why I am 'not here'...
by Nessa
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
2451 518 Don't call an ambulance.
by MrClitheroe
Buy, Sell & Wanted - Items for Sale or Wanted
A place for you to buy, sell or seek any music related item.
298 89 Yamaha PSR-S970 for sale
by Graham1405
     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.
298 46 Genos expansion packs
by 562geoff
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
121 44 Chatanooga Choo Choo as you've probably never heard (or seen) it before!
by TerryH
Sheet Music, Tuition Books, Fake Books, Chord Charts
Requests, questions or links to sheet music, fake books, chord charts or another other music related publications.
578 99 Sinatra
by Roger Bartram

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