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1 1 Welcome Guest.
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602 69 Roland's Forum Departure
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201 37 Subscribing To A Forum Category
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14051 1007 Rock & Roll.
by Roger Bartram
     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.
2320 268 Introduction of Sugarcool6
by dentyr
     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
98 23 New! 2019 Yamaha Xpert In Store Tour ~ Genos, Tyros, PSR-S/SX Information, Locations & Dates. ~ Now With Further Details!
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
35 17 Price Change
by blackpool
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
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
23394 1878 Bad Moon Rising.
by JohnS
Novice Performances
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
381 38 Fields of Athenry - My Remix
by Eric
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
494 45 You are the Sunshine of my Smile
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 October 2019 Challenge
Coming Soon!~ EXPLORE THE PIANOS/ELECTRIC PIANOS on your keyboard. Enter a piano solo, OR alternatively choose any piano as a lead instrument as PART or ALL of your arrangement accompanied by a style of your choice. Enter up to 3 entries for this Challenge. Instrumental or Vocal entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st October.
155 13 Piano Medley
by JohnS
Anliz's September 2019 Challenge
MOTOWN 60th ANNIVERSARY. Motown is a famous record label founded in Detroit, Michigan USA in 1959 by Berry Gordy. It is known for signing many well known Rhythm & Blues, Soul Singers and Groups. 2019 is the 60th Anniversary of Motown, and we have included a few of those Motown Artists for you to select their Song/s to play for our Challenge: Challenge starts 1st September.
128 12 Winner Announced for September 2019 Challenge
by spike
Anliz's August 2019 Challenge
Anliz's August 2019 Challenge GIVE MY REGARDS TO BROADWAY. Such a wide choice of popular Song Titles to choose from many famous Broadway Musicals/Shows that have been performed spanning over several decades. Let's be having your Entries for this fun Challenge.
179 19 Winner Announced for August 2019 Challenge
by David Rearden
Anliz's July 2019 Challenge
SPOTLIGHT ON STRINGS.... In the string section of our Yamaha Keyboards there is a wide variety of strings to choose from to use for this Challenge. Choose any song title, and any style. Select ANY String Voice OR a Combo of Strings to feature as PART or ALL of your arrangement. Challenge starts 1st July.
177 16 Cotton Eye Joe
by fatdadkev
Anliz's June 2019 Challenge
COME DANCING with YKF...... Come and 'trip the light fantastic' with YKF all through the month of June! Choose ANY dance form and submit up to 3 entries for our Challenge. Perhaps select from these examples.... Ballroom, Latin, Scottish, Irish, Square Dance, Line Dance, OR choose any other form of dance that you wish! And OK, even Hip Hop if you must!! Instrumental and vocal entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st June.
175 19 Mon Amour - Bolero Lento
by fatdadkev
Anliz's May 2019 Challenge
SPOTLIGHT ON GUITARS.... Choose any song title, and feature a guitar or guitars as PART, or ALL of your song arrangement. There is a wide choice of Acoustic and Electric Guitars in the Voice Section of your Yamaha Keyboard. You may enter up to 3 Songs for this Challenge. Instrumental and vocal entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st May.
361 24 Winner Announced for May 2019 Challenge
by spike
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
672 54 Winner Announced for March 2019 Challenge
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
157 24 How To Save A Registration To A USB Memory Stick
by Chris R
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'
44 16 Chord Inversions ~ Learn Here How They Help With Your Chord Playing
by Jim H
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!
34 5 Transposing and Keys.
by Jim H
     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
888 160 Can't See or Find Your File? Blank Screens?
by blackpool
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
288 44 How do you get this on the T4 screen?
by AndyT
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!
129 21 Backing Tracks
by Chris R
     Technical Forums
**NEW** PSR SX900 & PSR SX700 Yamaha's Latest Keyboards
PSR SX900 Yamaha's Latest Keyboard - Check out this latest keyboard with the latest news and views!
112 22 Trouble loading SX
by blackpool
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
873 101 Genos Problem
by Jim H
Tyros 5
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
372 78 Transposing purchased MIDI files.
by SteveB2187
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
218 45 Registration Memories and Extra Part for MIDI Pedalboard?
by ayeff
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
407 81 yamaha psr e 463
by yvespf
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
174 36 Suggestions for “Take On Me”
by Jan1306
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
269 33 Cubase 50% off from May 7 to June 3rd
by John.C.S.
Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
625 89 How to 'turn off' yamaha keyboard 'on board' programmed music, turning it to a 'blanc' keyboard for PC (FLStudio/Studio One software)
by sugarcool6
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.
4093 585 Just chit chat re TV Lic.
by blackpool
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
2298 478 Password Savvy
by Derek Miles
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.
239 73 Selling one of my baby Korgs
by blackpool
     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.
168 38 styles psr e463
by yvespf
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
117 44 I'm claiming a new Current World Record - Bad Cookie example and a challenge for you.
by fatdadkev
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.
521 91 "An Irish Heart"
by Melodies

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