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Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival
Roberto Cifarelli
Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey, California -The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) recently completed its 62nd event, with nearly 40,000 visitors enjoying a stellar lineup of 500 artists performing more than 120 shows on eight stages. Held September 27 through 30, MJF is the longe …

Yamaha Clavinova CVP-800 Series Offers Breathtaking Sound, Miles of Styles for Immersive Digital Piano Experience
Yamaha Clavinova CVP-800 Series Offers Breathtaking Sound, Miles of Styles for Immersive Digital Piano Experience

Buena Park, California -Yamaha today introduced the Clavinova CVP-800 Series, a trio of premium digital pianos packed with stunningly realistic instrument Voices and inspiring accompaniment Styles sure to provide hours of musical enjoyment. Clavinova is b …

Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels
Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels

Indianapolis, Indiana -Yamaha today recognized and celebrated the legacy of the iconic vibraphonist Dave Samuels, who passed away on April 22, 2019 at the age of 70 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. A Yamaha Performing Artist since 1991, Samue …

Yamaha Professional Audio Expands Global R&D Team
Yamaha Professional Audio Expands Global R&D Team

Buena Park, California -Yamaha Corporation of Japan, Professional Audio division, building upon the company's strong growth in pro audio around the world, is transitioning some critical R&D head office functions and building up teams in the U.S. and Europe. …

Yamaha Names Michelle Guzman as Director of Its In-house Creative Agency
Yamaha Names Michelle Guzman as Director of Its In-house Creative Agency

Buena Park, California -Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) announced that Michelle Guzman has joined the company as director of Studio 60, the company’s in-house creative agency for Yamaha musical instruments and audio/visual products. Guzman reports directly …

Yamaha and Hanoi National University of Education Sign MOU
Yamaha and Hanoi National University of Education Sign MOU

Hanoi / Hà Nội, Hà Nội, Vietnam -Yamaha Music Vietnam Company Limited signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on August 30, 2018 with Hanoi National University of Education (located in Hanoi, Vietnam; President Dr. Nguyen Van Minh) regarding the establishment of teac …

Yamaha Expands A Series Line with Limited Edition All-Solid Koa Wood Acoustic-Electric Guitars
Yamaha Expands A Series Line with Limited Edition All-Solid Koa Wood Acoustic-Electric Guitars

Buena Park, California -Yamaha today showcased the A4K and AC4K, building on their A Series line of acoustic-electric guitars with the only solid-koa guitars under $3,500. These two guitars comprise the second in a series of limited-edition runs of solid-koa A …

Yamaha U.S. Subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc., Acquires the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Brand and Business Operations
Yamaha U.S. Subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc., Acquires the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Brand and Business Operations

Shizuokashi / Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan -Yamaha Corporation (Yamaha) formed a new U.S. subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc. (California, U.S.A., hereinafter, YGG), on April 1, 2018, as a U.S.-based business entity that will formulate and implement Yamaha’s guitar business stra …

New Organization Established in U.S. to Expand and Strengthen Yamaha’s Guitar Business
New Organization Established in U.S. to Expand and Strengthen Yamaha’s Guitar Business

Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan -With the aim of further expanding and strengthening its guitar business, Yamaha Corporation (hereinafter Yamaha) announced that, effective April 1, 2018, Yamaha will change the name of its U.S. wholly owned subsidiary for guitar and peri …

Rudresh Mahanthappa
Ethan Levitas
Rudresh Mahanthappa

-Hailed by Pitchfork as "jaw-dropping, one of the finest saxophonists going,” alto saxophonist, composer and educator Rudresh Mahanthappa is widely known as one of the premier voices in jazz of the 21st century. He has over a dozen albums …

University of Texas Music Programs Set High Standards of Excellence with Yamaha Pianos and LC4 Clavinova Lab
Dr. Brendan Kinsella
University of Texas Music Programs Set High Standards of Excellence with Yamaha Pianos and LC4 Clavinova Lab

Brownsville, Texas -Music students at the new University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) are now studying in facilities equipped with a state-of-the-art LC4 Clavinova Lab and several new Yamaha grand and upright pianos. Starting in the Fall 2015 semester …

Plug and Play: Yamaha’s i-UX1 Connects iOS Devices to MIDI Instruments
Plug and Play: Yamaha’s i-UX1 Connects iOS Devices to MIDI Instruments

USB MIDI Interface Cable Is First Yamaha Connector to Work With iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch ANAHEIM, Calif. — At the 2013 NAMM Show, Yamaha will introduce the i-UX1, a MIDI interface cable that enables quick, easy, seamless connection between t …