Check out this short video from three important members of the development team.Over the past few years there have been many people involved in the creation of the CP73 and CP88 Stage Pianos. The three gentlemen profiled in the video below guided the overall concept, sound design and product design. Their contributions were crucial in the development of this remarkable musical instrument.
These men honor a 125 year legacy of Yamaha craftsmanship. In the video below they share their thoughts on the development of the CP88 and CP73 Stage Pianos:
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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.