[Dixielandjazz] RE: THE PIANO MUTE
stridepiano at tesco.net
Tue Jul 20 11:01:43 PDT 2004
Electronic pianos are the answer to this question. Ignore the howls of
purist protest, most of the big manufacturers are now marketing instruments
which produce a totally convincing piano sound right across the 88 note
spectrum - I know because I just bought one.
Everything on it is adjustable - volume, pitch, timbre, choice of piano
sounds etc. etc. It even plays midi files. The model I have (Yamaha CLP-170)
is not transportable but I know that other keyboards with the same bells and
whistles are available which can be carried around to gigs and set up in a
All you need is money.
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Sent: Tuesday, July 20, 2004 6:20 PM
Subject: [Dixielandjazz] RE: THE PIANO MUTE
> Listmates, and especially John Ferrell across the pond: I read more than
> thought could be written about clarinet mutes, and horn mutes, but I
> once saw even a mention of the piano mute. I don't mean, a mute piano
> which is a secret wish of many band members I've noticed. No, I mean a
> for muting the instrument that can be transported easily from job to job.
> anyone have any information on where I can buy one?
> Dan (piano fingers) Spink
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