Keyboard Magazine - May 2016 - Quincy Jones
In our exclusive interview with legendary producer Quincy Jones, he looks back at his long career and fills us in on his latest roles as a musical mentor and co-developer of the Playground Sessions piano-instruction platform.
Acoustic Grand And Upright – Steinway & Sons’ new Spirio piano offers state-of-the art reproducing technology while maintaining the touch and tone Steinway pianos are known for.
New Gear: Our monthly wrap-up of the most exciting new products from the keyboard, recording, and professional audio worlds.
Talent Scout: From the road with “The Who Hits 50” tour, Loren Gold tells us what it took to break into the biz.
Play: Jazz – 5 Ways to play Brazilian-style like Grammy winner Eliane Elias.
Rock/Pop – Matt Rollings helps you master the art of the intro.
Hip-Hop – Sam Barsh teaches the techniques he’s learned playing with Kendrick Lamar and others.
Know: The Art of Synth Soloing – learn how to re-create Lyle Mays’ classic ocarina-like lead tone.
Sound Design – Unleash the hidden power of external inputs.
CODA: 5 Things that Sam Barsh has learned about playing hip-hop keyboards.
Keyboard remembers the fifth Beatle, legendary producer George Martin.