We’ve updated Chick’s Mark V with Motion Control, a LIVE SET and Audition demos! Best of all… …it’s available here FREE for all MONTAGE owners!
In 2011, Chick Corea partnered with Yamaha to bring his custom Mark V electric piano to the Motif XF. The updated Chick’s Mark V for MONTAGE takes advantage of the new effects, Motion Control System and overall improved fidelity of MONTAGE. Each Performance comes alive in a very new and creative way!
MONTAGE expert and Yamaha Music Europe synth guru, Hans-Peter Henkel, had this to say about the new content:
"Yesterday I took the chance to load Chick’s Mark V and I must say that the improvement compared to the MOTIF XF version is really remarkable. Much better!”
We couldn't agree more!
Check out the video of Chick Corea describing his original Rhodes Mark V and the development of the MOTIF XF version:
And stay tuned for a follow up article exploring each Performance in greater detail!
In the meantime, join in the conversation about this article on the Forum here.
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.
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