Wednesday, March 3, 2010

New Premium Styles - Swingin' Standards and 60's Pop

This week's new releases include new versions of some of our most popular Premium Styles. Those of you looking for styles to play swinging jazz standards, laid back 60's guitar pop, or melancholy rock ballads need look no further!

Big Band Standard and 60's Chart Pop are new for the Tyros3, while the 60's Brit Pop style, previously only available for the Tyros3, is now available in versions for the Tyros2, CVP series Clavinovas and PSR keyboards.

The new Tyros3 style releases also gives us a chance to enjoy two brand new demonstration videos from Martin Harris - take a look below.

Big Band Standard - Play your Swing standards with this powerful 'Rat Pack' sounding big band accompaniment.

Keep reading for more videos!

60's Chart Pop - The Merseybeat movement, originating from Liverpool in the United Kingdom, exploded into the world's charts during the 1960’s. By using DSP effects and a typical lineup of instruments, this Style takes you back there...

60's Brit Pop - British rock and pop groups started a musical movement in the mid-1960’s that spread throughout the English-speaking world. Here the distinctive rhythm and sound of Manchester in the late 60’s is recreated.

All files are available on both Yamaha MusicSoft - Yamaha's official online store - and Internet Direct Connection - Yamaha's official "on-instrument" website. In addition to providing new songs, styles, lessons, and streaming radio for your instrument, Internet Direct Connection also offers a variety of free stuff such instrument setups and registration patches and two free radio channels. If you're new to Internet Direct Connection, you can get tons of information at our Online Services website.

- Doug