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 […]

Upright Piano Buyers Guide | How to Choose an Upright Piano

Upright Piano

When it comes to acoustic pianos, there are a lot of ‘best of’ lists and new piano buying guides out there with a ton of different information on different models. What these lists tend to neglect is a systematic way that you, the buyer, can sort through this information and zero in on the most important considerations […]

Kawai KDP70 Review & Demo – Affordable, High-Quality Instrument

KDP70 Digital Piano

Few companies can compete with Kawai when it comes to affordable home-based digital pianos. Today, we’re going to be looking at the Kawai KDP70 digital piano.

We have already done a comparison between the KDP70 and the upgraded KDP110, but this is a very deserving and interesting high-value digital piano that we wanted to take a longer peek at.

We’ll be discussing the piano sound, touch, and important features of this KDP series model. We hope you enjoy this article and would encourage you to check out the companion video review, so you can hear this thing in action.

Yamaha P125 Digital Piano Review & Demo – The Update to the Famous Yamaha P115

Yamaha P125

 Introduction In this review, we’ll be taking a look at one of the most popular 88-key digital pianos in existence as we review the Yamaha P125. The P125 is the middle sibling of the Yamaha P Series and is inevitably the piano all others in the category get compared to, namely the sub $1,000 […]

Roland FP-90 vs Yamaha P515 Review & Comparison

Roland FP-90

 Introduction We’re going to be tackling another comparative shootout today between two giants of the digital piano market: Roland and Yamaha. We’ll be comparing the companies’ respective flagships of their portable digital lines. We’ll be breaking down the action, sound, and features and comparing every detail of two of the most popular portable digital […]

New Roland Digital Pianos – Roland FP-30X, FP-60X, FP-90X, F701, & RP701 (Roland FP-X Series)

Roland FP-60X

 Introduction 2021 has been a big year for Roland with 5, count em’ 5, new Roland digital pianos hitting the market, each one an update to a popular previous model. In this article, we’ll take a quick glance at each of the 5 models and briefly cover exactly what was approved with each model. […]

Casio Privia PX-770 Digital Piano Review – Affordable Home Piano

Casio PX-770 Digital Piano Black

 Introduction We’re back with another piano review and today we’ll be focusing on the Casio PX-770. This is an 88 key digital piano built for home use and the least expensive furniture style model in the Casio Privia lineup. There’s a nice cabinet, integrated triple pedal, and lots of other things to like about […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]