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How To Assist Your Child's Learning With The Right Piano

There are tonnes of studies and articles about the benefits of children learning music. Music can play a big part in a child’s development – from memory to patience, plus helping with cognitive and social skills. Music is a universal language that can benefit anyone and everyone, regardless of background and age. So, you’ve decided to get your child started in learning a musical instrument. Congratulations! There are many instruments to choose from. Strings, woodwind, brass, percussion….but unless your child has a strong preference to play a particular instrument, I feel that learning a keyboard instrument is a great place…


Darcel Wilson: A Veteran Vocalist adopts the VT-12

By Corey Fournier and Jim Bybee (Roland US Team)  Photo: Liz Linder Darcel Wilson is assistant professor of eartraining and voice at the esteemed Berklee College of Music, as well as a professional singer with a long list of performing and recording credits. Her substantial résumé includes working with top artists like Branford Marsalis and…


Inspiration Is Everywhere #3 – by Geoffrey Williams

Contributed by Geoffrey Williams Is it interesting to read about how a song was written? Maybe. Sometimes, writing can be a long and drawn out process that yields little fruit and many grey hairs! And who wants to know?


Inspiration Is Everywhere #2 – Preparation!

I want to tell you about when I wrote with Nile Rodgers. Yes, the Nile Rodgers, the brainchild behind Chic, producer, guitarist and one funky homo sapien! A hero. I’ve danced to his music for years, sweating it out on the dance floor, developing some devastating moves never seen before (although, I later recognized that…


Interview with Sun Rai

Sun Rai (aka Rai Thistlethwayte) is a very, very busy man. Currently based in L.A, he has embarked on US and Canadian tour with Bernhoft throughout June 2013, with his first, much anticipated EP as Sun Rai, “Pocket Music” released on the 4th of June, 2013.