NAMM 2017: ROLAND RD-2000 LAUNCH W/MYRON MCKINLEY

Posted in Gear, Keyboards (digital & acoustic)

Roland/Boss launched some wonderful new products at their NAMM 2017 press conference on Wednesday 18th January, including a new flagship digital piano, the RD-2000. Earth Wind and Fire musical director Myron McKinley was on hand to demonstrate the keyboard and Australian Musician was there to capture the action. Equipped with…

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LITA FORD: THE ‘SHE ROCKS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews

Brit-born, American rock goddess Lita Ford was thrust into the rock n roll world without an instruction manual as a 16 year old lead guitarist in 70s all-female band The Runaways. However, Lita is a survivor and although she took a 15 year break from music, has carved an impressive…

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NILI BROSH: THE ‘SHE ROCKS’ INTERVIEW

Posted in Artists, Interviews

Nili Brosh’s path to distinction in the rock guitar world has been an organic one, based on skill, determination and respect. From her days at Berklee College learning her trade, to impressive slots alongside musician greats such as Tony McAlpine, Bryan Beller and Virgil Donati, to her own solo albums…

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YAMAHA TRANSACOUSTIC-AUS DEALERS FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Posted in Acoustic Guitars, Gear

Earlier this year when the local Yamaha office first had prototypes of the Transacoustic Guitars in Australia, a select group of Australian Store owners and staff got to try them out. This is a video of their reactions. Find out more here

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FRANK GAMBALE: SOULMINING IN MELBOURNE

Posted in Articles, Interviews

Melbourne jazz fans are in for a real treat next week when Australia’s own Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso Frank Gambale plays a week long residency at Birds Basement including a very special New Year’s Eve performance. Gambale last performed in Australia in 2011 as part of the reformed legendary fusion…

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