Keyboard Magazine - March 2017 - Alex Lacamoire
The March 2017 issue features Alex Lacamoire
Alex Lacamoire has learnt his talents as a keyboardist, orchestrator, and musical director to some of the biggest Broadway shows, including Lin-Manuel MIranda's hip-hop smash Hamilton. Lacamoire lets us in on his early days in New York, breaking into the business, and the complex demands of his career in musical theatre.
Scoring - Seth Stachowski on the tools and skills that helped make him the composer behind Cirque du Soleil's Broadway show Paramour.
Jazz - Brian Charette shows you five ways to play the way Terrace Martin does with Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, and more.
Latin - Rebeca Mauleón offers a guide for pianists to play authentic Cuban grooves in clave.
Musical Theatre - Matt Beck's primer for orchestra pit performers.
The Art of Synth Soloing - Solo like Yes's caped wonder Rick Wakeman.
Sound Design - Thor's Thunder, Part 2: performance control.
Digital Piano - Roland FP-90
Synthesizer - Korg ARP Odyssey
Plug-in Host Software - Deskew Technologies Gig Performer
Controller - Arturia MiniLab Mk II
Virtual Instrument - Waves Electric 200
Matt Beck shares five things you'll need to know to play in a Broadway theater orchestra.
Online Now! Watch an exclusive video tour of Rick Wakeman's ARW touring rig.