Stan Lewis jams on the YC61! Yamaha Artist Stan Lewis is a keyboardist, composer and touring musician. He’s performed with Seal, Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy, 50 Cent, Patti LaBelle, Kendrick Lamar and many more. As a child, Stan’s parents introduced him to gospel and jazz. By the time he was 14, he was performing with legends like Solomon Burke and Natalie Cole. Check out Stan playing the YC61 below.
“Stan’s Jacket” is a cool jam with a great Live Set featuring the fat “OB Brass 2” voice in Keys A layered with “FM* Piano DA” in Keys B and the H1 organ. Stan plays with a drum loop from his computer:
Stan gets down with a split/layer Live Set featuring the H3 organ, “73Rd” electric piano and “FM* Boogie Bass” bass voice in this short, improvised blues called “Stan’s Vibe”:
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.