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FIRSTS is Michael Gallant's ongoing mini-column about formative first moments in keyboard artists' lives--whether an instrument, composition...

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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 ...

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At 69 years young, McLagan is as captivated today by a sticky lyric and well-oiled Hammond organ as he was ...

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Instrumentalist and producer Brad Gordon has accompanied artists including Sara Bareilles, Ingrid Michaelson, and Dan Wilson. Find out more at ...

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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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10/28/2014 1:41:00 PM

The first few milliseconds of a sound define a lot of its character. Here are some tips for adding cool attack transients to your sound.

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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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1/26/2014 5:04:00 PM

New gear pics and random musings from our editor-in-chief Stephen Fortner.

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