Archive for May, 2010

New Yamaha NP-V60 And NP-V80 Ultra-Portable Digital Pianos

Yamaha NP-V60

Yamaha NPV60 Portable Digital Piano

Yamaha has recently announced two new portable digital pianos, the NP-V60 and NP-V80. Building on the success of the popular Yamaha NP30, the Piaggero NP-V60 and NP-V80 weigh less than 16 pounds each, operate on 6 AA batteries and are packed with piano focused features.

These new Yamaha digital pianos feature a graded soft-touch keyboard, auto-accompaniment styles, 30 internal songs and Yamaha’s legendary sound and quality.

For additional information on the new NPV60 and NPV80 digital pianos, visit, or call Andy’s Music at 251-633-8944.

Casio PX-3 Privia Digital Piano

Casio PX3 Digital Piano

Casio PX3 Digital Piano

The new Casio PX-3 digital piano is a professional stage piano with all the sounds and functions for playing live in a band. The PX3 piano is packed with functions that set it apart from standard models. With a slim body like every Casio Privia piano, the newly developed PX3 has powerful master control functions that enable control over four zones, each of which can simultaneously control internal tones and external MIDI instruments.

The internal tone banks offer a wealth of various instrument sounds, including highly realistic pianos and electric pianos that are often used in live performances.

  • Compact and lightweight (only 24 lbs) for conveniently carrying to the stage or studio.
  • Features a complete range of instrument sounds required from a stage piano, including 16 piano sounds, 20 electric piano sounds, 18 organ sounds, 8 clavinet and vibraphone sounds, and 20 string and ensemble pads.
  • Internal tones can be edited using the synthesizer function, which includes attack and release time, filtering, and vibrato.
  • Applying the keyboard split and layer functions allows control of four zones of sounds simultaneously, assignable to four different internal tones as well as external MIDI instruments via four designated MIDI channels.
  • 64 types of DSP effects, including phaser, flanger, wah, tremolo, rotary simulation, and distortion, can be applied to two tones simultaneously.
  • Four-band equalizer allows sound to be freely adjusted according to one’s taste across four frequency ranges.
  • Registration function enables user to save settings for tones, MIDI, DSP, etc., for immediate call up when performing.
  • In Card Player mode, MIDI files (in SMF type 0 or 1 and other formats) can be played back during a performance.
  • The pitch bend wheel smoothly changes note pitch to reproduce note-bending on guitar and other performance techniques.
  • Two assignable buttons can be set to select modulation, and the speed of the rotary effect, change the portamento, etc.
  • Convenient SD memory card slot allows registration and playback of MIDI files.
  • Fitted with various connection ports including line-in and line-out, MIDI in and out, and a USB terminal.
  • The Casio PX-3 digital piano offers great value at an affordable price and will be available this summer.

    Yamaha DGX640 Portable Digital Grand Piano

    Yamaha DGX640W

    Yamaha DGX-640 Portable Grand Digital Piano

    Earlier this winter, the new Yamaha DGX640 contemporary digital piano was introduced at Winter NAMM 2010.  Replacing the best-selling YPG635, the DGX640 is ideal for musical home entertainment,  piano students and keyboard hobbyists of all ages. The DGX640W has a walnut finish, and the DGX640C has a cherry finish.

    The Yamaha DGX640 offers excellent value for a digital piano in this price range. Beyond Yamaha’s unsurpassed acoustic piano heritage and brand, this musical keyboard offers remarkable touch and tone, quality of styles and an industry-leading three-year warranty. Included are such features as an 88-key Graded Hammer Standard (GHS) keyboard,  auto-accompaniment, Style content and a front panel USB device port for storing user songs or importing song files from external sources, to make creating and saving music quicker and easier than ever. A high-quality speaker system is also placed on the front panel, providing optimum tonal positioning for the user.

    The DGX-640 additionally offers interactive features for multi-student music education labs. It can also be used in conjunction with the LP7A 3-pedal unit (for more piano-like performance) and the WB2 bench.

    The DGX640 is expected to ship in July 2010 and comes in two finishes: Walnut and Cherry. For more information, visit, or call Andy’s Music at 251-633-8944.

    Yamaha PSRE423 Keyboard Now In Stock


    Yamaha PSRE-423

    The new Yamaha PSRE423 electronic keyboard has finally arrived, and it should live up to all the customer expectations.  It has a variety of new dynamic voices, which are usually only found on the high-end Yamaha arranger workstations.

    Some Yamaha keyboards feature 61 full size keys and many models have a touch sensitive keyboard. Additional features include the Yamaha Education Suite, ideal for beginners to learn to play.

    Yamaha introduced the portable keyboard range in 1980, and since then have become one of the best selling musical instruments in history. Yamaha keyboards are used extensively in education and are recognized as the most accessible musical instrument in schools today. Yamaha portable keyboards are the perfect introduction to the world of music making.