Yamaha B1 vs Kawai K15 Upright Pianos Comparison & Demo by Merriam Pianos

Yamaha B1 vs Kawai K-15

 Introduction There are few upright pianos available from any manufacturer for less than $5,000 that would be considered anything but an entry-level instrument; however, the Kawai K15 and Yamaha B1 are two that defy that stereotype. They’re well-made with the same level of craftsmanship we all expect from both companies, use quality components and […]

Kawai CA78 vs Roland DP603 Digital Piano Comparison by Merriam Pianos

Kawai CA78 vs Roland DP603

 Introduction Digital pianos continue to march forward in their quest to become more authentic, more durable, and more apt replacements for entry-level acoustic instruments. In 2019, it’s hard to think of two pianos that embody the technology and performance that are available to mid-range shoppers than Kawai’s CA-78, and Roland’s DP-603. Stu Harrison of […]

Kawai GL-20 Grand Piano Review & Demo | Kawai GL Series

Kawai-GL20

 Introduction The Kawai GL Grand Piano series has emerged as one of the most prominent and high-value grand piano lines in the entire industry. They range in price from $15,000 – 30,000, sitting just under Kawai’s GX Grand Piano line, and straddling Yamaha’s CG and CX lines in terms of pricing. The GL20 is […]

Yamaha U1 vs Kawai K300 – A Comprehensive Comparison

Kawai K300

The K-3 is a brand-new design from Kawai. It just came out in 2014 following up on it very successful K-3 model. The K-3 and the K 300 are two models that more often than any other piano on earth get compared to the Yamaha U1 and it’s pretty obvious why. Both pianos are from […]

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 […]

Kawai K3 vs. Yamaha U1: Fresh 2014 Reviews

Yamaha U1 Soundboard

The Yamaha U1 & Kawai K3 Review: The 48-Inch Japanese piano domination continues – is it the right choice for you? Rise of Japanese Industry in the 1970’s Many things in the North American manufacturing sector began to change in the 1970’s, and the traditionally accepted peak of domestic production across many industries was 1973. […]