You have to be living under the rock if you haven’t heard about Pokemon Go! The recent app, involving everybodys favourite 90’s cartoon monstors has taken the world by storm, and doesn’t it just keep on growing. Pokemons now even taking the internet by storm in the world of digital piano!
Equality and sharing beauty to the deaf is the aim. A group of entrepreneurs in Sao Paulo, Brazil, have brought the beauty of music to those hard of hearing, through the use of an app that is “essentially a digital piano“, and rightly named so after one of the most influential pianists to ever live.
In recent months we have seen many weird and wonderful grand pianos go up for auction and this month is no exception. Following on from pianos belonging to John Lennon and Elvis Presley going up for auction, along with a few artistic wonders, we now see a baby grand go to auction that once belonged to the legendary Barbra Streisand. Continue reading “Barbra Streisand piano up for auction!”
Jools Holland has long been a fan of the digital piano and is practically an international ambassador for the instrument. For a man of such talent and given the way he works, it makes perfect sense that he would use a top line electric piano. He has given online demonstrations of exactly why an electronic piano suits his needs perfectly and we can see him playing with all of the different voices, creating his own backing percussion tracks to play along with, and uploading pre-recorded tracks and vocals. Jools Holland sits at his piano stool and explains the use to him of the strings voice; he uses the string effect in the studio to play around until he finds the right sound, and then he knows it will translate well to his orchestra! He also demonstrates his excitement at a whole range of the other features on offer on the particular piano he is trying. The enthusiasm is contagious!