Yamaha Club Magazine – June/July 2010 Edition

mag_jun_10The June/July edition of Yamaha Club Magazine is on its way – and, by now, most of our members will have already received their copies. Read on to find out what’s in the latest edition and for links to the associated downloads and web pages.

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What’s new in the June/July edition of Yamaha Club Magazine..?

• Page 5: Club News
Regi_Stick 3 is now available for Tyros3 owners.
New Premium Style releases online
Video of Glyn Madden demonstrating the PSR-S910

• Page 6: The A-Z of Yamaha Keyboards
Keyboard terminology explained by Steve Selwood.

• Page 7: Sounds just like Blackpool!
New theatre organ software from T.T.T. with samples from the Wurlitzer organ of the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool is now available for the Yamaha Tyros3.

See and hear John Bowdler and Nicholas Martin play the samples (using ‘Theatre Organ in a Box’) with their own instruments on You Tube…
See and hear John and Nic play duets using the ‘Theatre Organ in a Box’ software…

Order the Blackpool Tower theatre organ samples for your Tyros3.

• Page 8: Sing-along
Vocalist Nicola Gleadall (one half of ‘The Twins’) continues her exploration of the keyboard’s vocal features.

• Page 12: File Management Workshop
How to get full value from your keyboard/Clavinova’s User Memory.

• Page 14: Regi-Stick 3
We introduce Richard Bower’s new registration collection – ‘Regi-Stick 3’.
Order Regi-Stick 3 for your Tyros3.

• Page 15: CD by Penny Weedon – ‘Rustle of Spring’
Penny Weedon’s new CD, played on the Yamaha Stagea Electone, is now available.
Order ‘Rustle of Spring’.

• Page 16: Roger Hagarty’s Workshop
Roger Hagarty (of Roger’s Music) continues his review of some keyboard basics with a fully illustrated tutorial on using ‘Cut’, ‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’.

• Page 21: Music For You
Our music book reviews this month include:
One More Time 9 – Ballroom Favourites
101 Hits For Buskers – The Red Book
EZ Play Today 5 – Movie Greats

• Page 22: Notes from the AR-Group
This month Glyn Madden introduces a workshop prepared by Hugh Wallington of the AR-Group in which he shows how to change the drum kit used in an accompaniment style.

• Page 24: We Can Arrange It
Top performer/teacher Penny Weedon presents the second of her new series – in which she takes a look at ‘Playing Intros’.
MIDI /MP3 Audio examples are available to listen to or download.

• Page 26: DVD Review
Rock Keyboards with David Garfield.

• Page 28: Notebook
A round up of your letters and emails to Yamaha Club Magazine.
Topic: ‘Steve’s playing our song’ – link to Steve Selwood CD ‘Electricity’.
Topic: ‘Best thing since sliced bread’ – link to ‘Yamaha RH5MA’ headphones.
Topic: ‘Britain’s got even more talent’ – link to Graham Foxall’s video on You Tube.
Topic: ‘Thumbs up for tutorial DVDs’ – link to ‘tutorial DVDs’.
Topic: ‘Music in the magazine’ – link to Heather Hammond’s music books at Kevin Mayhew publications.
Topic: ‘The hidden cost of I.D.C. – link to YamahaMusicSoftware website.

• Page 35: The Club Shop
A selection of classified ad’s


Glyn Madden

1995-Current: Editor (Yamaha Club Magazine); 1980-2000: Yamaha Electone demonstrator (Yamaha UK)