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Rich Tozzoli

Rich Tozzoli

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Rich Tozzoli is a Grammy nominated producer/mixer/composer based in the New York area. His credits include work with artists such as Al DiMeola, Ace Frehley, Omar Hakim and Emerson Lake & Palmer. Rich's music has appeared in over 700 TV series in 36 countries, and he has written for such shows as Live PD, Pawn Stars, Counting Cars, Duck Dynasty and NBC Olympics. Tozzoli has also authored numerous articles on audio production and technology as well as a book on surround sound mixing.

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Yamaha TransAcoustic (TA) guitars are unique in that they provide reverb and chorus effects that project directly from the instrument, without the need for an external amplifier. Yes, you read that right: No amplifier required. That doesn’t mean you can’t use

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Welcome to a new feature here on the Yamaha Music blog, where producer / composer Rich Tozzoli will regularly focus on different aspects of the impact that music has on our lives.   Music touches us all deeply, in ways that

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I consider myself blessed to have turned music into a career. Like most grade school kids, I started out playing band instruments before transitioning to guitar in my early teens. But I never studied music in college, and after graduating

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The first band I was ever in was your classic two-guitar player, drum and bass lineup. We were all high school buddies, and none of us was a particularly good singer, so we simply learned the outlines of some

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Anyone who has set up a PA system for a performance, presentation or party knows just how complicated it can be. You’ve got heavy speakers and amplifiers, confusing cables, a mixing board, effects boxes, and of course the cases

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