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Craig Knudsen

Craig Knudsen

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Craig Knudsen has over 30 years experience in the high-tech music industry. Most recently, Craig has worked with ThePianoGuys helping them create videos using YAMAHA instruments featured on YouTUBE. His unparalleled career accomplishments are the result of his extraordinary combination of high-level creativity, in-depth knowledge of software engineering for music instruments, mastery of performance and entertainment, and consummate insight into the needs of musical customers. On their website, Craig is referred to as “one of YAMAHA’s top innovators in the area of music software and technology.” Craig is a highly accomplished keyboardist and musical arranger, who has been featured at Carnegie Hall and created two shows for Disneyland’s $15 million renovation of Tomorrowland’s Home of the Future featuring YAMAHA instruments. Known as the creator of “Follow Lights” and “Kooky Karaoke” Clavinvoas, and SmartKEY on on Disklavier, Craig also worked with Hal Leonard arranger Phillip Keveren developing the CueTIME Series where the background arrangements follow you, as you play on the instrument with different tempos.

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One could make a very good case that a CVP Clavinova can be played in two basic ways: “like a piano” or “like an organ or keyboard.” Both methods are differentiated primarily by how the left hand is notated

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Ever imagined yourself playing a grand piano in an intimate salon – or a large concert hall? Or getting to pick from a suite of pianos to play, depending on your mood or what type of music you want

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One of the most popular features of the CVP Clavinova is the ability to display a music score in the large LCD screen contained in the center of the CVP panel. Technically, what you see in the screen of

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