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Keyboardist and programmer Peter Dyer has played with everyone from Van Hunt to Mariah Carey. He’s currently touring with Aloe Blacc, the op...


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Most of the influential composers in jazz history—such as Jelly Roll Morton, Thelonious Monk, and Duke Ellington—approached the craft of their music from the perspective of the player. Vince Mendoza carries this philosophy into all musical styles, improvisational or not, as the connection to the player in an ensemble is essential for the successful communication of ideas.

Just getting started? Revisiting the fundamentals? We've collected the lessons and content you need to brush up on the basics.

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The Key Buy is Keyboard magazine's award for outstanding musical instruments and music technology products. In this blog entry are the most ...

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Our resident cartoonist Dave "the Packrat" Lovelace offers an irreverent yet affectionate take on attending his first-ever NAMM show.

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