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Let It Go - YT version
Meet The YKF Team
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Meet The Team ~ Nessa Forum Administrator
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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.
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Yamaha News And Updates
Keep up to date with all the latest instrument, product and softwear news and announcements from Yamaha
Happy Xmas SX900
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
Look Alike - New SX model
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
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!
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
Michael & Anne's 67th Anniversary - Our Love Is Here To Stay
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
Five foot two, Eyes of Blue
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 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.
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.
Don't You Feel Sad When I Am Gone (original)
Anliz'z February 2020 Challenge
EXPLORE SYNTH VOICES AND STYLES. Turn any song from any genre into a 'Synthesize Sensation' using the synth voices or styles on your Yamaha keyboard. Have fun with this theme, and see what innovative entries you can create, and please mention what Synth Voices/Styles you have used. You may enter up to 4 songs. Instrumental or vocal entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st February 2020.
Winner February 2020 Challenge Announced
Anliz's January 2020 Challenge
Anliz's January 2020 Challenge ~
SWING INTO 2020 WITH YKF. Happy New Year everyone! "If it ain't got that swing, it don't mean a thing" Enter your favourite swing numbers in our New Year Challenge. You may enter up to 4 songs. C'mon Members join in this fun Challenge, instrumental or vocal entries welcome. Challenge starts 1st January 2020.
*Challenge Champions* - The Winners Circle
The Winners Circle - Your place to find and listen to all the winning entries to each months Challenge
Who is the Winner of the November 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'
Chord Inversions ~ Learn Here How They Help With Your Chord Playing
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!
Transposing and Keys.
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials.
Clavinova (& more) Digital Piano Tutorials. Helping you to make music & get the very best from your Yamaha Digital Piano.
New Launch Tour CVP 800 Series ~ Dates On Tour & In Store!
Genos Keyboard Tutorials
Your place to get ahead and get the very best fromYamaha's new Genos keyboard
Voice Editing - How to tweak voices on Genos
PSR SX900 & PSR SX700 Tutorials
Your place to visit to get some helpful video tutorials for Yamaha's latest PSR SX keyboard range.
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
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
Drum Roll for start of tune
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!
Tyros 5 Theatre Organ Voices
**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!
Transition from 775 to PSR SX900
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
Genos V2.02 update released
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
Interesting Comparison T5 / SX900
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
Registration Memories and Extra Part for MIDI Pedalboard?
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
s770 and Mainstage not connecting
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
Suggestions for “Take On Me”
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)
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!
Members box links being redirected
General Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
Yamaha Expansion Pack Manager (YEM) - Learn The Basics
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
Pedalboard Prototype Completed at Last!!
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
El Cumbanchero - Windstars Ensemble - A Performance To Make You Smile
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?
GAME ONE Nessa'a Musical Word Wheel Game
General Chit Chat, News & Views
Your place to share your news and a place to enjoy general chat.
The Keyboard Entertains Show Tonight at 8pm featuring BGT Finalist Jean Martyn
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
Homing Pigeons ........Nessa's Daily Chuckle! :)
Buy, Sell & Wanted - Items for Sale or Wanted
A place for you to buy, sell or seek any music related item.
Tyros 5/61 with Speakers, Stand and Stool for sale **SOLD**
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.
Styles and regs in Deutsche
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.
The Good Book