How To Clean Your Piano And Maintain An Acoustic Piano

Piano Cleaning

Introduction In this article, instead of looking at a specific piano, we’re going to cover a much broader yet critical topic; how do you maintain an acoustic piano and keep your piano clean to guarantee the maximum life span and maximum enjoyment out of the instrument. Acoustic pianos are obviously not cheap, and just like […]

Kawai K-800 Upright Piano Review & Demo – Kawai K Series

Kawai K800 Upright Grand Piano

 Introduction The Kawai K800 Upright Grand Piano is one of the few “true” upright grands to come out of Asia.  Built in Japan entirely by Kawai, the K800 has full sostenuto, premium hand-selected spruce soundboards, premium double-felted mahogany hammers, oversized music desk, and grand-like key sticks for a super high level of accuracy and […]

How To Connect Your Roland Digital Piano to Bluetooth | Piano Partner 2, GarageBand, Bluetooth MIDI

Introduction In this article we are going to solve the the age-old question – how do you get your device connected through Bluetooth to your Roland digital piano? When it comes to mobile devices, whether Android devices or iOS/iPad/Apple devices, we have a lot of people who come into our showroom who want to know […]

How to Buy a Used Piano (2020) – Tips, Questions to Ask, and What to Look For

 Introduction In this article we’re exploring the question of how to buy a used piano and what to look for, so you can avoid falling into the trap of over-paying or under-researching a used piano that you might be looking at. Shopping for a used piano can certainly be more challenging than shopping for […]

Shigeru Kawai: 10 Interesting Facts About Shigeru Kawai Pianos

Shigeru Kawai SK7

 Introduction Shigeru Kawai pianos are a part of a very rare breed of piano, consistently making many ‘Top-10’ lists annually for the finest musical instruments available. The project was started by the Kawai Corporation’s second president, Shigeru Kawai, and the goal was ambitious: create the premier piano of Japan, capable of competing with the very best from […]

C. Bechstein A 192 (M/P192) Grand Piano Review & Demo

C.-Bechstein-MP-192

 Introduction The C. Bechstein A 192 ( formerly C. Bechstein MP192) Is Amongst the World’s Very Finest 6′ Pianos. It’s Size Makes It Ideal for Mmerost Home Settings, and Its Length Means that A Clear, Sustaining, and Full Bass Tone Is Always at Your Disposal. Few Instruments Will Match the Long List of Industry-Topping […]

Piano Tuning – How and Why Does a Piano Go Out of Tune?

Piano Tuning

 Introduction Why does a piano go out of tune? Generally speaking, pianos are thought of as ‘out of tune’ when any one or several of the strings of the piano becomes de-tuned from the corresponding strings. For example, each key on the piano usually has three strings “assigned” to it. Those three strings must […]

Roland FP Series Digital Pianos Overview – Roland FP-10, FP-30, FP-60, & FP-90

Roland FP-90

Roland FP Series Overview Video Transcription Hi everybody, my name is Stu Harrison of Merriam Pianos. Today we’re are going to do an overview of the Roland FP Series of 88-key digital pianos. We’re gonna be looking at every single model of the series, the FP-10, 30, 60, and 90,  outlining the critical differences between […]

How to Choose the Best Digital Pianos for Beginners in 2020

Roland RD-2000 Digital Piano

Introduction When it comes to beginner digital pianos in 2020, the market is not lacking for options. A quick browse of Amazon will show just how many products are currently available in the entry-level price range. In this buying guide type article, we’re going to offer some tips as to what your focus should be […]

Roland DP603 Digital Piano Review & Demo – Bluetooth, PHA-50, SuperNATURAL Piano

Roland DP603 Digital Piano Polished Ebony

 Introduction The Roland DP603 digital piano is an unassuming powerhouse, built for the discerning player in need of a compact instrument with a contemporary design. This instrument is in a category unto itself within the Roland line.  It uses one of their top actions, the top sound processor, and the top speaker quality available […]