Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Yamaha at The NAMM Show '15

This just in from Yamaha about some of their goings on at NAMM...

The Yamaha Booth is located at the Anaheim Marriott Hotel (adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center), Marquis Ballroom, #100MA.

YAMAHA JUNIOR ORIGINAL CONCERT - Thursday, January 22, 1:00 pm

A perennial favorite, the Junior Original Concert features three pianists ranging in age from 9 to 15, hand-selected from Yamaha Music Schools across the United States, who will perform original compositions in a professional setting.

YAMAHA DRUM ARTISTS SIGNING - Saturday, January 24, 11:00 am

New format, new location: Elite Ballroom 3, Anaheim Marriott Hotel.

YAMAHA GUITAR ARTISTS SIGNING - Saturday, January 24, 1:00 pm

New format, new location: Elite Ballroom 3, Anaheim Marriott Hotel.


To commemorate 40 years of creating industry-leading synths, Yamaha is displaying around a dozen historically significant instruments, some of which will be operational.


Yamaha Keyboard Division

· The powerful and portable P-45 and P-115 digital pianos offer enhanced sound and new features for practice and performance.

· The PSR-E253 and PSR-E353 portable keyboards include robust feature sets that belie their modest price points.

· Yamaha Music Interactive introduces Synth Voice Libraries and two downloads: Printable Sheet Music and Custom Audio Backing Tracks.

· Bösendorfer debuts the Schönbrunn limited edition grand piano, named for the palace retreat of Austrian Empress Maria Theresa.

Yamaha Pro Audio & Combo Division

Live Sound

· New DBR powered and CBR unpowered loudspeakers are the most portable speaker series Yamaha has ever introduced.

Music Production

· Yamaha introduces a new mixer category: music production enthusiasts must see this.

· The new Synth Book App is part softsynth and part Yamaha synth history guide.


· The entire range of Pacifica electric guitars now available in the United States.

· A new addition to the A Series of acoustic-electric guitars, the A6, is handmade at Yamaha Music Craft in Japan.


· Yamaha, the only drum company to offer multiple apps to enhance the value of its DTX electronic drum line, introduces two new apps.

Steinberg North America

· New UR12 audio interface offers studio quality in a portable package.

· Cubase Pro 8 is the new benchmark for Digital Audio Workstations.

· Vocaloid voice synthesis technology provides producers with stunning vocal tones.

Yamaha Band & Orchestral Division


· New clarinet model raises the bar for consistency and reliability.

· Intermediate and professional level XENO trumpets fill out Yamaha’s extensive lineup of quality trumpets.


· 3300 timpani line offers portability and great sound.

· SCK-350 student percussion kit provides everything for the beginning percussionist.

· Sturdy marching snare drum mounts will not slip.

· MKAW Series of Keiko Abe marimba mallets with Rattan shafts.

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