Digital vs Acoustic Pianos – What Should You Buy, What are the Differences

Roland Digital Piano

 Introduction So you’ve started shopping for a piano and you’re immediately faced with the question; should I be looking at an acoustic piano or a digital piano? Don’t fret because you’re not alone – this is a question every piano player and parent needs to answer. Despite what you may have heard from your […]

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 […]

Casio Privia PX-160 Demo & Review – AiR Sound Source & Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II

Casio PX-160

 Introduction Welcome to a video review and article on Casio’s Privia PX-160 digital piano, presented by Stu Harrison for Merriam Pianos. We’ll be discussing this high-value, entry-level piano that’s receiving use as a stage piano for professional musicians, as well as home-based starter instruments all around the world. It uses Casio’s Award-winning Tone Generator […]

Roland FP-60 vs FP-90 Digital Piano Comparison, Review & Demo – Piano Partner 2, Bluetooth Connectivity

Roland FP-90 Digital Piano

 Introduction Roland’s FP series has always been a trend-setting series of pianos. For portable, all-in-one units, the FP’s have consistently delivered the best actions, durable constructions, and reliable sound production for an affordable price tag. The FP series are used world-wide as both professional stage pianos and home use instruments. The FP-60 and FP-90 […]

Roland FP-10 Digital Piano Review & Demo – SuperNATURAL Piano, Bluetooth Audio, PHA-4 Action

Roland FP-10 Stand

 Introduction Roland’s FP-10 Digital Piano has quickly become the dominant entry-level digital piano in the market today, providing a stellar action (PHA-4 standard keyboard), class-leading piano tone from the Supernatural Piano Engine, light-weight portability, bluetooth midi, and an available keyboard stand (KSCFP10). The FP-10 picks up on where Yamaha’s P45 and Casio’s PX-160 left […]

Would You Recommend Learning With A Real Piano Instead Of An e-Piano For A Beginner?

Steinway piano

The look, feel, and functioning of digital pianos have been radically transformed with the use of cutting edge technology by the leading brands. As a result, piano beginners in the present times encounter a massive dilemma regarding their choice of instrument for learning. Since each individual has a set of unique requirements, it is strongly […]

Radical New Piano Designs That Will Leave You Speechless

steinway grand piano

Designing a piano is no mean feat, considering that fact that classical instrument-making has gone through little if any evolution. Manufacturing a piano is hard enough as it is, even when you are following the typical design. The following post reveals exactly what goes on inside the New York Steinway piano factory: artisanship and craft: […]

What Makes The Kawai ES100 Stand Out In The Digital Piano Market?

Hi, My name is Stu Harrison, and I am coming to you from Merriam Pianos today and we are going to be talking about the #Kawai ES100 #digital #piano. Now, this a model that’s caught quite a bit of attention over the last few months since it’s been out on the market, and I had a chance […]

Digital or Acoustic Piano – What Should I Get My Child?

Digital Pianos In Classrooms

It seems like only yesterday that I was sitting in front of my old Heintzman upright piano, playing one of my first pieces from the Leila Fletcher beginner’s piano book. That old piano seemed as a big as a house to me, and I remember having to really push the keys hard to make it […]