Friday, December 16, 2011

Happy Holidays From Yamaha Online Services!

Thanks for a wonderful 2011! May the holiday season bring you great joy through music, family, friends, and the spirit of celebration!

On behalf of Yamaha, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

~Drew, and the whole team at Yamaha Music Interactive

All Downloads Are 20% Off At Yamaha MusicSoft & Internet Direct Connection!

It's our last big sale of the year! Now through Christmas, all downloadable products will be discounted 20% at Yamaha MusicSoft and Internet Direct Connection! All downloadable Midi Songs, Styles, PianoSoft, Digital Lesson Books, and Voices are on sale now through Christmas eve!


Save 20% on everything at Yamaha MusicSoft and Internet Direct Connection, now through Saturday, December 25th, 2011 at 12AM Eastern Time. Offer not combinable with any other promotions. Offer does not include subscription services.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Two New PianoSoft Collections: Motor City Favorites & The Girls Of The 70s!

We've added two tribute albums to our PianoSoft catalog this week, and we couldn't be more excited! Thanks to an excellent collection devoted to some of the most musical women of the 1970's, and a groovy set of of R&B classics from the Motor City, there's a lot of great new tunes for your keyboard, Clavinova, or Disklavier.

Motor City Favorites
Tom Zink has arranged and performed a collection of 9 classic tunes from the golden age of the Motor City music scene. This album is packed with hits, from the Contours' "Do You Love Me", and James Brown's "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag", to the Miracles' "Shop Around", and The Jackson 5's "I Want You Back". It's a truly excellent slice of the inimitable music coming out of Detroit in the 60's and 70's! This collection features the added instrumentation that makes PianoSoft Plus so desirable to PianoSoft fans!

Do You Love Me?

I'm Gonna Make You Love Me

What's Going On?

The Girls Of The 70's
Here's a fantastic collection from Shannon Grama paying homage to the best women in music from the 1970's. 12 tracks comprise this album, and range from Helen Reddy's women's liberation anthem "I am Woman", to Carole Kings sweet ballad "You've Got A Friend". Other hits include Carly Simon's "You're So Vain", "Lovin' You" by Minnie Riperton, and Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song".

I Am Woman

You're No Good

Killing Me Softly With His Song

These new PianoSoft collections and so many more are available exclusively from Yamaha MusicSoft!


All Shippable Items Are 20% Through December 16th!

Time is running out to get all those perfect gifts delivered, wrapped, and under the tree! To make things a little easier, we decided to offer a store-wide 20% discount on all of our shippable products! If you're looking for the perfect musical gift for the keyboard player on your list, look no further than our Holiday Gift Page! We've also put some of our favorite holiday PianoSoft collections in one place, making it easier than ever to get the sound of the season. There are many ways to make a musician's life easier without breaking the bank. From music stands, sustain pedals, and headphones, to great stocking stuffers like musical board games, and sheet music books, there's something for everyone at Yamaha MusicSoft! And from now until Friday, December 16th, you can save 20% on all this and more!

Happy Holidays!


Offer expires on Saturday, December 17th at 12AM Eastern Time. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotion. Offer is only valid for shippable items at Yamaha MusicSoft.

Friday, December 2, 2011

New Premium Styles: 50's Gaol Rock and Uplifting Soul!

This week we're pleased to offer our last two Yamaha Premium Styles of 2011! It's been a great year for Premium Styles, and we're going out with a bang! Our two newest additions highlight the feel-good nature of 50's rock and roll, and 60's soul, with the versatility to play hundreds of songs! This month's Premium Styles pay tribute to two of the most inspirational and influential performers of all time.

Uplifting Soul takes a cue from Jackie Wilson, while 50's Gaol Rock (pronounced "Jail") is an homage to the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley! Like all Yamaha Premium Styles, these have been carefully crafted to the exacting standards of the Styles that come factory installed in Yamaha's best Arranger/Workstations!

Uplifting Soul
Inspired by Jackie Wilson's 1967 hit "(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me)Higher And Higher", Uplifting Soul has certainly earned it's name! With a strong uptempo back-beat that is so essential to the party soul genre, this Style is truly inspirational in a major key. It's a great Style to use as the opening or closing song in your set, and a fun way to practice your organ chops! Featured voices include rock saxophone, organ, a big band brass section, and a warm string section.

50s Gaol Rock
Gaol is an alternate spelling of the word Jail, which makes sense when you hear this Style. Clearly inspired by Elvis Presley's "Jailhouse Rock", this Style really cooks! The first variation includes those famous drum hits from "Jailhouse Rock", where the other 3 variations give you the classic 50's rock and roll rhythm section to boogie over with the awesome voices in the One Touch Settings. Speaking of the OTS', you'll get Yamaha grand piano, jazz saxophone, a vintage blues guitar (a la Carl Perkins), and harmonica!

Yamaha Premium Styles are available exclusively from Yamaha MusicSoft and Internet Direct Connection.

Keep on Rockin'!


Thursday, December 1, 2011

Our New 2011 Holiday Shopping Guide At Yamaha MusicSoft!

Holiday shopping can be hard to do. That's why we've put together our annual Holiday Shopping Guide to help you on your way. We've placed the best Holiday Sheet Music and Song Books, Play Along Midi Christmas Songs, Festive PianoSoft, and Other Cool Gift Ideas all in one place so you can get your shopping done and enjoy the season! There's something perfect for the musician, music lover, or Yamaha keyboard enthusiast in your family at Yamaha MusicSoft!


New Holiday PianoSoft Collection: This Christmas!

Jason Nyberg doesn't drive a sleigh or wear a red suit, nor does he have a big white beard. That hasn't stopped him from giving PianoSoft fans an early Christmas gift with his latest collection: This Christmas. Let's be honest: Nyberg plays a mean piano. On This Christmas, he has beautifully arranged and performed 9 inspired Christmas tunes in the legendary PianoSoft Plus format.

Each song has been crafted with perfect digital accompaniment to support and uplift his brilliant piano playing. While this collection features a few all-time favorites like "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" and "Here Comes Santa Claus", it's a welcome surprise to hear renditions of songs that are not included on every Christmas collection. I'm talking about songs like Wizzard's "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day", The Pogues' "Fairytale Of New York", and Cliff Richard's "Mistletoe And Wine".

Check out the previews below, or take a look at our Holiday Pages to get great gift ideas for the music lover in your family!

Run Rudolph Run

Fairytale of New York

Here Comes Santa Claus

Happy Holidays!