Rick Wakeman Talks About His ARW Touring Rig (Exclusive Video)

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Ever wonder why Rick Wakeman needs so many keyboards?

Now's your chance to find out!

In this exclusive interview, Wakeman takes us on a walk through his elaborate setup for the 2016 Anderson/Rabin/Wakeman tour.

With the help of his tech, Rick describes how he figures out where various sounds are placed, how he layers instruments to fit the songs, and what he does when things go wrong onstage. 

And what about those Minimoogs? Wakeman has 9 of them, as well numerous Hammond organs, which he also describes. He even shares some anecdotes about Bob Moog.

These clips were filmed on November 22, 2016 at the Orpheum Theater, Los Angeles, California. Hosted by Dave Bryce, moderator of The Keyboard Corner.

Part 1

Part 2