Yamaha Club Magazine: June / July 2012 edition

Our June/July edition is now available and on its way to subscribers.

Subscribe to Yamaha Club Magazine
Subscribe, or renew your subscription, today and we’ll post a copy direct to your door.

Download a free sample copy…
Although the Yamaha Club Magazine is delivered to subscribers as a glossy, full colour publication, you can download a sample back-edition now in pdf format.

Members Area

The Yamaha Club archive, housed in our ‘Members Area‘, contains a wealth of material dating back many years and it is updated on a regular basis. To gain access to this area use the password that is published on page 4 of the latest edition of the magazine. Use upper or lower case characters (exactly as shown).


• Exploring Regi-Stick
Part 3: With the custom voices and MIDI templates installed it’s time to connect the pedals. Glyn Madden reveals more about the Regi-stick.
Regi-Stick is available from the Yamaha Club online shop for Tyros2, Tyros3 and Tyros4.

• Notes From The AR-Group
Part 20: Saving favourite settings in the AR Electone’s Registration Memory. Peter Anderson explains how.
The AR-Group (link)

• Easy Beat Music
We reach the final episode in Penny Weedon’s family saga as she introduces ‘Willow’, her last composition for the current series.
Chord charts and performance notes are provided.
Access the Members’ Area for MIDI/Audio backing track and performance files (link)
Penny Weedon’s new CD, ‘Pianissimo’ is available from the Yamaha Club shop (link)

• Roger Hagarty’s Workshop
Part 27: A workshop based on ‘Files & Folders House-keeping’ from Roger Hagarty (of ‘Roger’s Music’, Nottingham).
Visit ‘Roger’s Music’ (link)


• News
Yamaha UK launches it’s ‘Cash4Keys’ campaign.
Yamaha Club’s latest tutorial DVD in the ‘Playing Yamaha’ series is released. ‘Tips From The Top – Volume 2’ is available in the Yamaha Club shop.

• Coffee-time quiz
Our regular musical coffee-time teaser – contributed by Beverley Coombes.

• Tyros 10th Anniversary Tour
James Woodcock reports on the Anniversary Tour’s visit to Nottingham.

• Notebook (A selection of your letters and emails to Yamaha Club Magazine)
‘Coming Home’ CD by The Regimental Band Of The Royal Scots Guards is available to buy at Amazon.co.uk
Preview Andrew Varley’s recordings on YouTube

• The Club Shop
Buy and sell through our classified advert section.


• Yamaha DXR Speakers review
After using the new DXR-10 speakers in concert Glyn Madden gives his first impressions

• T.T.T. For Tyros2
News of two new sample collections, exclusively for the Tyros2, from T.T.T. Software
‘T2 Tower+’ is available, exclusively for Tyros2, from the Yamaha Club shop.
‘Tyros2 Super-Charger’ is available, exclusively for Tyros2, from the Yamaha Club shop.

• On The Record
We have new recordings on audio CD from James Woodcock and Steve Selwood.
‘Anticipation’ by James Woodcock is available from the Yamaha Club shop.
‘A Taste of Honey’ by Steve Selwood is available from the Yamaha Club shop.

• Organ Samples for Tyros
SoundsForKeys unveils the ‘Klaus Anniversary’ package – exclusively for Tyros3 & Tyros4 arranger keyboards.

• ‘Music For You’ – Sheet Music Review
London College examiner Janet Dowsett offers another selection of music for keyboard players.
1. Signs & Symbols Magic – by Janet Dowsett (link)
2. Progressive Complete Learn To Play Piano Manual – Beginner To Professional Level (link)
3. The Amazing Chord Gizmo – Instant Chord Finder (link)

Advertisers featured in the June / July edition

Roger’s Music Ltd.strong>
TRX Tyros Organ Systems
Discount Instruments For Sale
Bygone Tunes
Strawberry Music
Sounds For Keys

Glyn Madden

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