Upright Pianos – Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Upright Pianos

Upright Pianos

In today’s we are talking about Upright Pianos – literally everything you need to know about Upright Piano. If you’re in the market for an upright piano, this is the article for you. We’re not going to tell you what piano to buy or how much money to spend, but we are going to cover […]

Kawai CA79 | Digital Piano Review | Kawai Concert Artist Series

Kawai CA79 Digital Piano

Kawai’s Concert Artist series (CA series) pianos have been a mainstay of the high-end digital piano market for several years now. The current lineup is 4 models strong, and today we’ll be looking at the second most advanced from the top as review the CA79. The Kawai CA79 incorporates many of the same features as […]

Yamaha P45 vs Casio PX-160 | 88-Key Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Yamaha P45 vs Casio PX-160

Welcome to another piano review here at Merriam Music! In this article and accompanying video, we’ll be comparing two absolute titans of the entry-level market for 88-key digital pianos with weighted actions as we look at the Yamaha P45 vs Casio PX-160. We’ll be comparing the actions, sound engines, speaker systems, and peripheral features – […]

Roland RP107 | Digital Piano Announcement | Replacement for Roland RP102

Roland RP107 Announcement

Roland’s RP102 has been a staple of the home digital piano market since its release in late 2017. The least expensive home digital piano with 88 weighted key touch from Roland, the RP102 has been a popular alternative to other best-sellers like the Yamaha YDP-144 and Kawai KDP75. With the recent announcement of an update […]

Cheap vs Expensive Digital Pianos – Is it Worth it to Spend More on a Digital Piano?

Cheap vs Expensive Digital Pianos

With technology advancing at a truly rapid rate, there are more digital piano options on the market now than ever before. Navigating the digital piano market for the first time can be quite intimidating and confusing given all of the options. This article; Cheap vs Expensive Digital Pianos and its companion video are for all […]

Kawai CA99 vs Casio GP 510 | Hybrid Digital Piano Review & Comparison

Kawai CA99 vs Casio GP 510

The high-end digital piano market is more popular than ever. The level of musicality these pianos are now capable of combined with the convenience and inherent advantages of a digital instrument have made Hybrid digital pianos are a legit option for folks who would have previously only considered an acoustic piano, whether you’re a beginner […]

Piano Benches | Adjustable vs Padded vs Hard-Top | Which Type Is Right For You?

Piano Benches

If you’re shopping for a piano and have either looked at piano bench reviews on Amazon or been to a piano showroom, you’ve probably noticed that there are lots of different types of wooden frame piano benches out there. If you’re wondering which one is the best piano bench for you, this article will provide […]

C Bechstein A124 | Upright Piano Review | C Bechstein Academy Series

C Bechstein A124

If you’re considering a premium upright piano from Germany in the $20,000-$30,000 USD range, it’s quite likely that you’ve come across the C Bechstein A124, and for good reason – from the material selection to the precision of the craftsmanship, the A124 is without question one of the top upright pianos available in its class, […]

Kawai K-800 vs Boston UP-132 | Upright Piano Review & Comparison | Boston Built By Kawai

Kawai K-800 vs Boston UP-132

When it comes to Japanese upright pianos, there’s no question that the Kawai K-300 and Yamaha U1 absolutely dominate the conversation. That said, Boston has a very nice lineup of Japanese-built pianos as well, and Kawai has other great options available as well beyond the vaunted K-Series. In today’s article and companion video, we’ll be […]

Digital Piano Buying Guide | How to Choose a Digital Piano

Digital Piano Buying Guide

There are a lot of ‘top 10’ lists, articles and videos out there when it comes to digital pianos. In fact, we’ve done a number of those here at Merriam Music. Today, we have something a little bit different for you with a new digital piano buying guide. How is this article going to be […]