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Rock classics for Jazz piano

Rock classics for Jazz piano

GregJohnson October 22, 2012 0

Have you ever wanted to bash out The Who’s Pinball Wizard in a Modern Jazz style? Perhaps you’ve always longed to hear Joy Division reworked as a Bossa Nova with a Habanera rhythm? For

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New titles at musicroom

New titles at musicroom

PeterHulley July 4, 2012 0

There’s a constant stream of New Titles coming into musicroom every day, so we thought it would be interesting to showcase the highlights for your perusing pleasure. This week we have everything from a

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New five year warranty on Roland digital pianos

New five year warranty on Roland digital pianos

GregJohnson June 18, 2012 0

Roland have announced that three of their top-line LX, HP and HPi families of digital piano are now covered by a five year warranty. On top of that, Musicroom, the UK’s premier authorised Roland

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20 special edition black Tyros4 workstations available from Musicroom

20 special edition black Tyros4 workstations available from Musicroom

GregJohnson May 21, 2012 0

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Tyros4 workstation, Yamaha are producing 2,500 special edition black models of the award-winning digital piano. Musicroom will be one of the few UK retailers to stock these

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Top Hat The Musical opens on the West End

Top Hat The Musical opens on the West End

GregJohnson May 14, 2012 0

Wednesday saw the gala opening night of Top Hat on the West End following the show’s critically acclaimed tour across theatres nationwide. A theatrical adaption of Irving Berlin’s 1935 RKO film musical classic starring

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New Bon Iver matching songbook now available at musicroom

New Bon Iver matching songbook now available at musicroom

PeterHulley April 12, 2012 0

Released in 2008, Bon Iver‘s debut album, For Emma, Forever Ago, quietly inspired a loyal following of fans drawn to Justin Vernon’s hauntingly beautiful, almost ethereal voice charged with emotion and possessive of the

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British new starter becomes latest manufacturer of pianos

British new starter becomes latest manufacturer of pianos

GregJohnson March 14, 2012 0

Cavendish Pianos will launch a selection of family-focused instruments. Britain’s boutique manufacturing industry can now add a new string to its bow. Cavendish Pianos from Wharfedale in west Yorkshire, have recently begun to produce

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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy composer, Alberto Iglesias, nominated for Oscar

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy composer, Alberto Iglesias, nominated for Oscar

GregJohnson January 25, 2012 Comments Off

Alberto Iglesias has been nominated for the Oscar for best soundtrack for his incredible score to 2011’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. This is the Spanish director’s third nomination following The Constant Gardner in 2005

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Is NoteStar the app keyboard players have been waiting for?

Is NoteStar the app keyboard players have been waiting for?

GregJohnson January 23, 2012 Comments Off

Keyboard players and pianists now need only an iPad to play their favorite songs along to real band accompaniments. As usual, technology is leading the way for hobby musicians who want to expand their

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‘UCAP’ with Chris Wibrew at Musicroom Portsmouth, Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Dec

‘UCAP’ with Chris Wibrew at Musicroom Portsmouth, Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Dec

Portsmouth November 16, 2011 Comments Off

Up Close & Personal (UCAP) with Chris Wibrew at Musicroom Portsmouth, Sat 3rd & Sun 4th Dec Friend and colleague of Musicroom Portsmouth, Yamaha’s genial Chris Wibrew will once again be returning to the

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