News en Ben Folds Joins The Yamaha Artist Family <p><strong>Eminent Pianist Performs His First Piano Concerto with Major Symphonies Worldwide</strong></p> <p>Nashville, Tenn. -- Yamaha Entertainment Group announced the addition of multi-Platinum selling singer, songwriter and producer Ben Folds to the global family of distinguished Yamaha Piano Artists. Yamaha will support and help serve the needs of Folds, who plays a variety of Yamaha Acoustic Grand Pianos, on tour, in the studio and at appearances with piano logistics, promotion and collaboration.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:52:22 +0000 cmglisa 5099 at Deal Saves Historic Nashville Studio - The New York Times <p>A Nashville-area businessman has agreed to purchase and preserve a historic recording studio in the heart of the city’s Music Row neighborhood that had been planned for demolition, a potential outcome that had sparked a broader movement to protect other musical landmarks in a place that proudly bills itself as “Music City.”</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:41:19 +0000 cmglisa 5094 at Ben Folds And Los Angeles Philharmonic At The Hollywood Bowl - LA Weekly Review <p>“How ‘bout my band tonight?” Ben Folds asked the audience, gesturing behind him to the Los Angeles Philharmonic. ...When Folds and the Phil got more experimental, the results were occasionally thrilling. “Narcolepsy,” one of the oddest tracks from his early catalog with the Ben Folds Five, swelled to a cacophonous climax. For his latest work, a classical piece called “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra,” Folds reached inside his Steinway to pluck the strings while grandiose, Tchaikovsky-like surges of strings and horns swirled behind him.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:41:00 +0000 cmglisa 5092 at