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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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447 50 YKF Sending Our Condolences
by Roland
Finding Your Way Around The Forum
Details of how to use the forum facilities
169 33 PSR s900 speaker issues
by Bob.Rozon
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3 1 Forum Donations
by Nessa
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Archived Forum Content
12104 852 Mon Amour (Rodrigo Guitar Concerto 2nd Movement)
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.
1907 220 Philip saying hello.
by Papa Joe
     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
52 10 Yamaha killing the goose that lays the golden egg.
by dentyr
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
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
20515 1630 Evergreen (Theme from "A Star is Born") - PSR S970
by Steve S
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
358 32 A traditional folk song from the Bahamas
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!
156 34 It's Jive Time! Soundtrack Challenge Is Soon To Close!!
by Nessa
     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 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.
47 6 Ghost Riders in the Sky (Anliz)
by SteveB2187
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
Anliz's July Challenge
Theme: THE TREASURE CHEST. Choose a song to play that has a precious Gemstone, precious Metal, or memorabilia etc. in the title. Ideally any treasure that you might find stored in a Treasure Chest. Instrumental or vocal entries welcome. Looking forward to your entries. Enter as many songs as you wish. Challenge starts 1st July 2018.
115 12 Fields Of Gold
by fatdadkev
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
609 45 Winner Announced for June 2018 Challenge
by David Rearden
     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
64 13 Better Hammond sound in Yamaha by a simple trick
by Papa Joe
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.
10 4 Tenderly ~ Jazz Piano Tutorial
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
724 131 Genos - Arrowing back a step
by blackpool
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!
74 11 Sight Reading
by Arro
     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.
663 71 Genos vs Tyros ~ Spec Comparison Side By Side
by Nessa
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
319 70 PSR E363-EW300 or YPT360 question, please help or direct me if you can.
by richg99
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
140 31 Transition from keyboard to piano
by fatdadkev
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.
508 74 Can't listen to Box MP3s with Windows XP ???
by fatdadkev
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.
3480 505 Helping each other?
by Arthur
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
2097 432 So You Think English Is Easy!
by Anliz
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.
179 56 Re. getting a Genos
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.
123 28 Free pack from Yamaha - copied from another site
by Arthur
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.
415 71 "How Can I Write On Paper" & "I Could'nt Leave You If I Tried"
by fatdadkev

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