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November 11, 2019 04:23 PM

2019 International Music Day Forum in Hokkaido

Japan Life-time Music Education Instructors Conference held 2019 International Music Day Forum in Hokkaido-A Gift From Northern Land on September 28 and 29 at Sapporo Community Plaza in association with Ongaku Souzou (Promotion of Music Culture) and support of the Ministry of Culture, Hokkaido Education Committee, Japan Musical Instruments Association, Yamaha Music Japan and Kawai Musical Insts. Mfg. Consisted of qualified educators authorized by Ongaku Souzou, Japan Life-time Music Education Co...

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November 11, 2019 04:22 PM

Kawai Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Shigeru Kawai Grand Piano

In 1999, Kawai launched Shigeru Kawai grand pianos named after Shigeru Kawai, second generation of Kawai family succeeding his concept to build ‘Most-acclaimed Pianos In The World Markets.’ In celebration of 20 years history of Shigeru Kawai brand, the company held a reception on Sept. 29 at Pause, Kawai Piano Salon, in Omote-sando, Tokyo inviting about 70 piano teachers and technicians. Hirotaka Shigeru, chairman and president of Kawai delivered an opening remark saying, “We a...

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November 11, 2019 04:21 PM

Korg Supports Survival of Sakae Drums

Korg announced launch of SAKAE OSAKA HERITAGE PROJECT BY KORG, a revival plan of Osaka-based legendary drum brand at 2019 NAMM Show. The company showcased cajons and kick pedals as the first lines this fall. Japan Music Trades interviewed with Norio Iwasaki and Shunsaku Tsuji, a driving force of Korg/Drums Project. (photo right: from r. to l., Norio Iwasaki, Shunsaku Tsuji, Masaaki Tawada and Michihiro Tsuchida.) Established in 1925, Sakae Rhythm Gakki was an well-established drums and education...

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October 07, 2019 03:06 PM

Yamaha and Roland instruments Registered As Technological Heritage

National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo selected Yamaha D-1 Electone electronic organ (1959), DX-7 digital synthesizer (1983), YM3526 and YMU757 FM sound generator LSIs (1984), and Roland TR-808 rhythm machine (1980) for Japan’s Leading Historical Technologies (technological heritage). National Museum of Nature and Science has recognized products made in Japan as a legendary technological achievement, which impacted people’s life, economy, society and culture, and to be remember...

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October 07, 2019 02:55 PM

Casio Privia To Be Furnished Into Luxury Hotel Rooms

mesm Tokyo, Autograph Collection Hotel which will start operation in April 2020 has decided to furnish Casio Privia PX-S1000BK into all 265 guest rooms. Located in Takeshiba, Tokyo waterfront, luxury mesm Tokyo hotel aims to provide the guests with fun and exceptional experiences, which inspire human sense. Based on “Japan Quality” as its concept, it plans to collaborate with many different industries to accomplish the goal. Casio Privia PX-S1000BK is standard to all guest rooms and ...

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