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  • Greg Spero, Halsey's Keyboardist and Sound Designer, Praises Yamaha Montage

    With an expressive touch, keen awareness of melody and remarkable technique, Greg Spero is a talented pianist and keyboardist. He has performed with a diverse range of musicians, including: Arturo Sandoval; Corey Wilkes; and, former Miles Davis collaborator and music director, Robert Irving III. Additionally, he has co-produced tracks with producer Ski Beatz (Jay Z), and, Shock G (Digital Underground) - and is currently the keyboardist and sound designer for Halsey. Greg recently had a chance to experience Montage and was very impressed.

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  • Using Category Search
    There are three separate types of SEARCH for sounds (PARTS): "Performance Search", Performance Merge" and "Part Search"
    You can seek to view just the data you are interested in when searching for Parts during Performance creation. You may know that in Category Search MULTI PART Performances appear in BLUE and the SINGLE PART Performances appear in GREEN, but sometimes everything appears in GREEN. This article will explain why and how this can help you "know" what you are looking at when you use this most powerful feature.
  • MONTAGE Live on Tour with Biggest Names in Rock, Pop, Jazz and Rap
    In addition to being some of the best performers and musicians in the world, what do Halsey, Sting, Herbie Hancock, Kendrick Lamar and Streisand have in common? MONTAGE is helping their tours hit just the right notes!
  • Reface YC and the Clavinova 700 Series Session
    UPDATED: Craig Knudsen is a Yamaha Clavinova product expert and provides these detailed instructions about integrating a Reface YC with a Clavinova CVP-709. Learn how to reap the benefits of pairing their strengths. In addition to written instructions, video examples and instruction included from Craig.
  • What is MONTAGE Connect?
    MONTAGE Connect is a convenient tool that allows the transfer of data between your computer and the MONTAGE. Learn more in this first article in a series from Blake about how the MONTAGE Connect helps you better integrate a MONTAGE Music Synthesizer with a computer based DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) like Cubase.

  • CUBASE SETUP GUIDE WORKFLOW 4: AUDIO REC ON DAW part II
    There was so much good to share from Bad Mister's last article on audio recording with your MONTAGE "CUBASE SETUP GUIDE WORKFLOW: AUDIO REC ON DAW", it has a second part!
  • CUBASE SETUP GUIDE WORKFLOW 1: MIDI REC on DAW
    This continues our mini-seres on MONTAGE Cubase and helping you get the best out of your MONTAGE. If you have not already, please read the first article in this series:"MONTAGE Cubase Setup Guide: Getting Started"