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1 1 Welcome Guest.
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668 76 In These Difficult Times ~ A Message From Ness x
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Finding Your Way Around The Forum
Details of how to use the forum facilities
208 40 How Do I Post A Video?
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The Archive Storeroom
Archived Forum Content
15868 1167 Let It Go - YT version
by fatdadkev
     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.
2571 293 Thank you for letting me join you.
by Nessa
     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
106 25 Happy Xmas SX900
by 562geoff
Music Industry News
Stay in touch with all the latest world wide news and breaking stories from the music industry.
37 19 Look Alike - New SX model
by blackpool
Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
The Tyros Tipsters - Advice & News of the Latest Yamaha Deals
50 6 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
212 22 Ken Hall Opens The Show! Festival 2015 Video
by Anne S
     Performers Forums - Post Your Music Here
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!
92 11 Coronvirus advice
by Telsue
Keyboard, Vocal Performances & Members Duets
Post your keyboard, vocal performances and joint members duets here.
24248 1966 Michael & Anne's 67th Anniversary - Our Love Is Here To Stay
by Thomas
Novice Performances
A place for 'the novice player' to be comfortable with posting their music.
422 41 Rothesay Bay
by TerryH
Non Yamaha Keyboard Performances
Music uploads from keyboards other than Yamaha
510 47 Five foot two, Eyes of Blue
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 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.
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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.
142 16 Don't You Feel Sad When I Am Gone (original)
by KooVee
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.
170 14 Winner February 2020 Challenge Announced
by spike
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.
270 24 Autumn Leaves
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
743 61 Who is the Winner of the November 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
167 29 VH Video
by Ronnie
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!
41 5 Transposing and Keys.
by Roger Bartram
     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.
7 7 New Launch Tour CVP 800 Series ~ Dates On Tour & In Store!
by Nessa
Genos Keyboard Tutorials
Your place to get ahead and get the very best fromYamaha's new Genos keyboard
21 12 Voice Editing - How to tweak voices on Genos
by Jim H
PSR SX900 & PSR SX700 Tutorials
Your place to visit to get some helpful video tutorials for Yamaha's latest PSR SX keyboard range.
7 2 Another tutorial
by Brian007
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
936 170 Headphones...Pity...no go!!
by fatdadkev
Steve's Keyboard Workshops
One to one expert tuition with specialized videos and tutorials.
291 45 Drum Roll for start of tune
by dentyr
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!
194 26 Tyros 5 Theatre Organ Voices
by dentyr
     Keyboard & Piano 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!
227 38 Transition from 775 to PSR SX900
by blackpool
Yamaha Genos - Yamaha's Latest Flagship Keyboard
Yamaha Genos - Find all the latest news and views on Yamaha's latest Flagship keyboard.
952 114 Genos V2.02 update released
by Nessa
Tyros 5
Information, Updates & Tech Support for Tyros 5 Users
373 79 Interesting Comparison T5 / SX900
by blackpool
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
428 84 s770 and Mainstage not connecting
by Mikey6
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
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
     Computer, Tablets & Software
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!
19 3 Members box links being redirected
by Nessa
General Computer, Tablets & Software
Plugins, Tablets, Ipads, Apps etc.
648 93 Yamaha Expansion Pack Manager (YEM) - Learn The Basics
by fatdadkev
Synths, DAW & Gear
Synths, DAW & Gear -Questions, Answers, Advice and 'How To' Technical help.
289 35 Pedalboard Prototype Completed at Last!!
by ayeff
     Social Forums
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
9 4 El Cumbanchero - Windstars Ensemble - A Performance To Make You Smile
by Jim H
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?
13 2 GAME ONE Nessa'a Musical Word Wheel Game
by Nessa
General Chit Chat, News & Views
Your place to share your news and a place to enjoy general chat.
4321 619 Request
by tnt
Time For a Chuckle - Jokes and Funny Stories!
Your Jokes - Keep 'em clean folks!
2374 494 Homing Pigeons ........Nessa's Daily Chuckle! :)
by Jim H
Buy, Sell & Wanted - Items for Sale or Wanted
A place for you to buy, sell or seek any music related item.
276 82 Tyros 5/61 with Speakers, Stand and Stool for sale **SOLD**
by Jim H
     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.
173 40 Styles and regs in Deutsche
by fatdadkev
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.
559 96 The Good Book
by brian3284

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