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For Yamaha synthesizer, workstation and stage piano owners seeking tips, sound libraries, support and a good place to hang out,  yamahasynth.com is a user community that connects users with Yamaha, and, unlike unofficial sites, yamahasynth.com has the Baddest Mister in town!

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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 Sandova; 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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  • Holly Herndon interviews Yamaha legend, Dr. John Chowning
    The "father of FM synthesis" Dr. John Chowning - a legend here at Yamaha - was recently interviewed. Learn more about this trailblazer and hear the interview here.
  • Programming Basics 13: Assign Switches 1 & 2
    Bad Mister wraps up this "deep dive" into the functionality of the Montage with lucky lesson #13.
  • Montage USER and LIBRARY Files
    Montage User Files and Library Files, know which to use and when.
  • Music Production Guide and Easysounds.eu Provide a Wealth of Resources
    The Music Production Guide is a monthly publication featuring tons of great Yamaha synthesizer information from our friends at Yamaha Music Europe and Easysounds.eu. Behind the scenes stories and resources for you.
  • 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 Sandova; 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.
  • Montage Cubase Setup Guide
    Montage and Cubase: The Basic Setup Getting Started (PART 1) MIDI RECORD ON DAW
    The Montage will communicate both MIDI and audio bi-directionally via a single USB connection. You will need to download and install the most recent "Yamaha Steinberg USB driver" for your computer operating system.