Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178 | Grand Piano Review & Comparison

Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178

 In today’s article and video we’ve got two classic salon grand pianos that duke it out literally every single day in piano showrooms around the world – the Kawai GX2 vs Boston GP178, which are two of the most popular 6-foot professional quality pianos in the world (both measure just under 6 feet at […]

Essex EUP-123 vs Kawai ND21 | Upright Piano Comparison & Review

Essex EUP-123 vs Kawai ND21

There’s no question that the new, 48”, ebony polish upright piano market is dominated by the Yamaha U1 and Kawai K-300 due to the combination of price, quality and musical potential these two pianos offer. Of course, there are a variety of more expensive, high-end options available in this classic studio size, particularly from Europe, […]

Roland HP704 vs Kawai CN39 | Digital Piano Comparison & Review

Roland HP704 vs Kawai CN39

A traditionally niche category that has been seeing some increased visibility over the past few years is the class of home digital pianos that essentially represent the entry point to the high-end quality tier. Roland’s HP704 and Kawai’s CN39 digital piano are two great examples of this type of instrument. Similarly priced and essentially geared […]

Kawai Novus NV10 vs NV5 | Hybrid Digital Piano Comparison

Kawai Novus NV10 vs NV5

 Digital pianos have been around since the 1970s, and while they’ve been very popular for a long time among beginners, hobbyists and students, they’ve never really been considered a viable option for a discerning pianist. Thanks to recent innovations in Hybrid digital piano technology, that’s no longer the case. In today’s video and article, […]

Kawai GX-2 vs GX-3 Grand Piano Comparison, Including Features, Benefits, Price & More

Kawai GX-2 vs GX-3

 The 5’11” Kawai GX-2 grand piano is among our top-selling instruments here at Merriam Music, but for some folks, the 6’2” GX-3 is worth the extra spend all day. In this article and companion video, we’ll be comparing the Kawai GX-2 vs GX-3 side by side. This should be helpful as these two instruments […]

Kawai Novus NV5 Hybrid Digital Piano Review

Kawai Novus NV5

With the release of Kawai’s NOVUS NV10 hybrid digital piano, Kawai completely raised the bar in terms of what was possible as far as touch is concerned with a fully acoustic action in an otherwise digital piano. The main drawback of the NV10? The price. When the Kawai Novus NV5 hybrid digital was announced, the […]

Yamaha P125 vs Kawai ES110 Digital Piano Comparison, Review & Demo

ES110 Digital Piano With Stand and Pedals

 Introduction Yamaha and Kawai jointly represent the two largest mainstream acoustic piano manufacturers, and have for several decades both been highly regarded for their digital musical instruments as well. In the highest volume digital category, that of the ‘under $1000’ zone, the Yamaha P125 and Kawai ES110 are frequently compared and both deliver excellent […]

Kawai KDP110 Digital Piano Review & Demo | Action, Tone, Features & More

Kawai KDP110

 Introduction For aspiring pianists, the Kawai KDP110 is a popular entry-level digital piano that offers up incredible value in the form of great keyboard action, grand piano sounds, Bluetooth MIDI connectivity, onboard lesson functions, and premium speaker technology. Dollar for dollar, by far one of the best piano playing experiences on the market in […]

The Kawai GL-10 Baby Grand Piano Could Be The Most Advanced Grand Piano Under $20,000

Kawai GL-10

Hi, I’m Stu Harrison and we’re here at the Merriam Pianos Oakville showroom just outside of Toronto, Canada. And today I am looking at the Kawai GL-10 baby grand piano, and there’re a couple things that we’re going to be talking about. We’re going to be comparing it to the GM-10K which was its immediate […]

The Kawai GL-40 5’11” Grand Piano Is Poised To Become The #1 Institutional Grand Piano

Kawai

Hi, this is Stu Harrison, we’re here at Merriam Pianos in Oakville, Ontario just outside of Toronto and we’re going to be looking at the GL-40 Grand Piano from Kawai. The GL-40 is Kawai’s recent upgrade or update to their rather famous RX-2 that was a dominant player in the institutional grand piano market from […]