Seiler ED-126 | Upright Piano Review | 49 Inch Yamaha U1 & Kawai K-300 Alternative

Seiler ED-126

If you live in North America and you’re looking into a new, good-quality upright piano for the home, it’s virtually guaranteed that the first two brands and models you’ll come across are the Yamaha U1 and Kawai K-300. And for many people, they look no further since these two pianos check enough boxes to make […]

Yamaha U1 vs Kawai K-300 | Upright Piano Review & Comparison

Yamaha U1 vs Kawai K-300

When it comes to mid-range professional-level pianos, there are of course many solid options on the market in this modern era of upright piano building. But, if there’s one particular rivalry that happens to stand out above all others, it has to be the Yamaha U1 vs Kawai K-300. Sure, these two pianos companies have […]

Merriam Pianos Academy: What Is a Used Yamaha U1 Upright Piano Worth?

Yamaha U1

I’m Stu Harrison, and this is another segment in our series on the Yamaha upright pianos. Today, we’re going to be talking about the price of a Yamaha U1. That would be their 48-inch, Japanese built upright piano. There are two categories really, that a customer needs to be aware of, depending on what they’re […]

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 […]

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. […]