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8 Tips for Sight-Reading Success! (From Yamaha's Blog)

(You can read it on the Yamaha Blog Here)

The key to sight-reading success? Consistent daily practice, according to Dr. Charles R. Jackson, Jr., part-time assistant professor of music at Kennesaw (Georgia) State University, and Michael Burritt, professor of percussion and chair of the woodwinds, brass and percussion department at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. 

From YAMAHA: Bringing Bluetooth to the Stage

(You can read it from the Yamaha Blog Here)

Anyone who has set up a PA system for a performance, presentation or party knows just how complicated it can be. You’ve got heavy speakers and amplifiers, confusing cables, a mixing board, effects boxes, and of course the cases and bags for it all. Then you have to figure out how to plug in all the wires, instruments, microphones and music sources. However, with the new Yamaha STAGEPAS 400BT and 600BT, life just got a lot easier.

From Dunlop: a Dyna Comp-rehensive History

(Sourced from Dunlop.com, and is a Dunlop original article)

A Dyna Comp-rehensive History

by Dunlop Staff Contributor

Released in 1972, the Dyna Comp Compressor featured simple, straightforward controls—labeled Output and Sensitivity—to govern the volume and compression levels, respectively. Inside, it contained the coveted CA3080 metal can integrated circuit, which remains a key component to its sound and vibe.Load More

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