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Meet The YKF Team
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Meet The Team ~ Nessa Forum Administrator
New Members ~ Please Introduce Yourself
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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
Yamaha Expansion Manager - New Version
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
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.
A Day In The Life Of A Fool (Manha De Carnaval).
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
Nature Boy / Autumn Leaves --- Video
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
You are the Sunshine of my Smile
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 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.
I Feel Love
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.
Winner Announced for August 2019 Challenge
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.
Cotton Eye Joe
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.
Mon Amour - Bolero Lento
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.
Winner Announced for May 2019 Challenge
*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 March 2019 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!
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
EQ settings with the DXR active speakers
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!
Struggling with playing chords?
**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!
Any new SX Owners?
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
Genos External Display Poll
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
Problems with record
Tyros 4 & Tyros 3
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 3 & 4 Users
Problem with Preset style Tyros4
PSR S Series
Information, Updates & Tech Support for PSR S users
New Yamaha PSR-SX900/700
Clavinova, DGX and other Digital Pianos
Information, Updates & Tech Support for all Yamaha Digital Pianos past and Present
Suggestions for “Take On Me”
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
Cubase 50% off from May 7 to June 3rd
Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
Opening Box files
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.
More EU Garbage!!!!!
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
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.
New Bench/stool Free to good home
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 psr e463
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.
Sheet music please.