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Blackpool tower memories
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Meet The Team ~ Nessa Forum Administrator
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Jan from NJ
Yamaha News And Updates
Keep up to date with all the latest instrument, product and softwear news and announcements from Yamaha
Yamaha MusicSoft October Sale
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
Handy Instrument Pricing
Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
The Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
2016 Festival Reviews, Pictures & Videos
Read All About It! Post Festival reviews, pictures and videos from the 2016 Event
The 'Jam Busters' Route 66 - Festival 2016 Video
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
Ken Hall Opens The Show! Festival 2015 Video
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
The Shadow Of Your Smile
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
Heres a song
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
CARTE POSTALE ~ Roland Electronic Accordion
Join The Dots! NEW!! Duet Challenges & Competitions
Get together and team up with a forum buddy and enter our members Funtime Duet Challenges & Competitions!
Join The Dots! Intro & Ending ~ Competition Closed
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!
** Jive Time Soundtrack Challenge**.........And The Winner Is...........
Anliz's April 2019 Challenge
LET'S ROCK 'N' ROLL..... Rock and Roll Music was very popular in the 1950's and 1960's, where many Famous Artists made their mark on the Music Industry, and continue to do so today.
C'mon Members lets "Rock around the Clock" all through April where you can submit up to 3 Songs for our Rock'N' Roll Program! Loads of Rock Song Titles to choose from. Instrumental and Vocal Entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st April.
Come Softly To Me (Anliz)
Anliz's March 2019 Challenge
A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY....Howdy Partners! Gather round for a stompin' good time at YKF's Country Music Session! Round up your Country Ballads, Waltzes, Swings, Blue Grass, Hoedowns etc. and we're rather partial to a Line Dance or two! You may enter up to 3 Songs ! Yee Haw! Y'all come and join us, and let's get this Party started from 1st March.
Winner Announced for March 2019 Challenge
Anliz's February 2019 Challenge
Trains & Boats & Planes!....Can you find a song with a form of transport in the title? It's time to get on your bike, hop on the bus or take a walk on the wild side! Let's get our skates on and see what we can do! Challenge starts on 1st February.
Let's Get Away from It All (T5)
Anliz's January 2019 Challenge
The music of Andrew Lloyd Webber - Choose any song written by this outstanding composer! Challenge starts on 1st January 2019
Winner Announced for January 2019 Challenge
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.
Land of Hope & Glory
Rog the Dodge
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
Winner Announced For The October Challenge
Hints and tips on how to get the best from your keyboard
Tools of the trade to help you free your mind and improvise!
How To Embellish A Melody
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'
How To Work Out The Chords Of A Song ~ Intermediate Level
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
Basic Chord Inversions and how to form them
Blues and Jazz - Flex those fingers!
Have fun exploring and experimenting the exciting world of Jazz along with the 12 bar blues.
12 Bar Blues - The Basic Structure
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.
"The Christmas Song" Jazz Piano Tutorial - Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire
Music Theory - Basics and beyond!
Help is always at hand with your music theory - from basics to beyond!
Music Theory - Note Values
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials.
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials. Helping you to make music & get the very best from your Yamaha Digital Piano.
Assignable Buttons ~ CVP Clavinova
Genos Keyboard Tutorials
Your place to get ahead and get the very best fromYamaha's new Genos keyboard
Multipads Creating Your Own Favourite Bank ~ Genos
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'.
Parameter Lock ~ Where is it and what is it used for? ~ Tyros
Hints, Tips & Advice on how to...
How to get the very best from your keyboard...your place to ask for help
Rog the Dodge
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
How do you get this on the T4 screen?
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!
Touch control and playing more expressly
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
**NEW** Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
Genos Firmware 1.4 Update Coming
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
Tyros5: Revoicing MIDI songs & Keyboard Volume
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
Sad about "improved" sounds
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
. Music lessons
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
Learning to play better
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
Useful Audacity Tutorial - Increasing or Lowering the volume of your tunes
Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
Password Salting and how it protects your passwords online.
Have Your Say With Feedback To Yamaha!
Post here your essential feedback to Yamaha regarding Instruments, Equipment & MusicSoft. Include all 'pros' & 'cons'!
Missing OTS for several new PLUS Styles (S975)
General Chit Chat, News & Views
Your place to share your news and a place to enjoy general chat.
USB - Just a tip
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
Your Duck is Dead
Coffee Break <> Nessa's Picture Quiz *NEW*
Can you spot all that is missing from the picture?
*Nessa's Picture Quiz ~ The Answers Are Revealed!*
Buy, Sell & Wanted - Items for Sale or Wanted
A place for you to buy, sell or seek any music related item.
TYROS 5/76 for sale
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**
As Night Falls - Release of Nessa's New CD
Multi Pads, Styles and Registrations etc.
No copyright material or commercial selling please.
Lots of older styles
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
I'm claiming a new Current World Record - Bad Cookie example and a challenge for you.
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.
Easy electronic keyboard Rock Revival no 148