Check out this artist profile and Yamaha Session from the incomparable Amy Wadge.
Singer and Songwriter Amy Wadge has penned songs for Kylie Minogue, Camila Cabello, Kacey Musgraves and Lady Antebellum. Her work with Ed Sheeran on his early EP "Songs I Wrote with Amy" led to a collaboration on his breakthrough single "Thinking Out Loud" which won song of the year at the 2014 Grammy Awards. Check out the videos below. The first one features Amy talking about her background, music, creative process and what she loves about sound and feel of the CP88 Stage Piano. The second is a wonderful live performance featuring her playing an original composition called "Faith's Song" (Written for the BBC TV Series "Keeping Faith"):
"Faith's Song", written and performed by Amy Wadge:
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.