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Editor Stephen Fortner takes a look at a near-finished version of Kurzweil's new Forte stage piano at the company's R&D facility near Boston...

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Keyboard correspondent Tom Brislin is at Summer NAMM 2014, roving the floor in search of new and exciting synth, keyboard, ...

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This special all-PreSonus system combines a USB bus--powered interface for Mac®, Windows®, and iPad® with Studio One® Artist DAW software ...

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As keyboardists, we often have to play left-hand bass, whether in an organ trio or casual cover gig. The best way to internalize the logic behind great bass lines is to study actual lines played by great bassists. In this lesson, we’ll focus specifically on the style of the legendary jazz bassist Ray Brown, with whom I had the pleasure of playing with for three years from 1997 through 1999. Here are five ways to build better bass lines.

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