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PianoWorks Expands Digital Piano Department
By Sam Bennett
2/20/2012 8:01:00 PM  
PianoWorks has recently expanded its digital piano department.  Our goal is to offer great selection and the best prices from top brands like Roland, Yamaha & Casio.  We have a new Digital Piano Specialist to lead our educated staff, and we will patiently guide you to your best choice.  We don't sell toy keyboards - all digital pianos at PianoWorks feature fully weighted, 88-keys and support pedals, making these teacher approved!  And if you are shy or want to play privately, these also support headphones.  Visit us to learn more about the wide array of options, features, and most importantly...a nice environment to try them out.
Digital Piano Department
Our new Digital Piano Specialist is Derek Vann.  He is experienced with digitals and keyboards and can communicate to you the difference between graded hammer actions, layers & splits, duet modes, polyphony, and ensemble functions in a way that is useful.  He's also a talented pianist and composer, willing to demonstrate to non-players just starting out.
Roland, Yamaha & Casio digital pianos
At PianoWorks, the digital pianos we offer are always pianos first, but the variety of helpful features available will help you explore your musical creativity.  We have Roland's with full accompaniment options, Casio's with hundreds of sounds and tempos, and a Yamaha with lesson software built-in!
Portable & Console Digital Pianos in Atlanta
The prices are clearly marked, we have a variety of styles and colors, and the prices are usually better than advertised on our website!  Amazon isn't the only place to get a great price.  We have 16 models ranging from $499 to $2499!
Roland RG-1F Digital Grand Piano at PianoWorks
We also have amazing digital grand pianos like this Roland RG-1F (but they are more than $2,499).

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Casio Celebrates Anniversary with Limited Edition Celviano AP-6 Digital Piano
By Sam Bennett
6/28/2010 8:41:00 PM  
Casio has making keyboards for 30 years now, and when the bean-counters reviewed their books, they found that Casio had produced over 70 million keyboards & musical instruments.  70,000,000 ?!?!  Casio has committed to making good quality, always affordable digital pianos and keyboards, and with those numbers, they have changed the world.  Marking their anniversary, in contrast to their usual mass produced efficiency, Casio has created a limited edition (just 2000 worldwide) digital piano with a polished ebony finish befitting a grand piano.  The Casio Celviano AP-6 is beautiful...and our small allotment arrived today!

Casio AP-6 in Polish Ebony Finish
The Celviano AP-6 is based on their flagship AP-620 design.  Like the AP-620, the AP-6 is full of great features you can read all about, but I want to keep this a blog and not just a sales pitch.  Casio also introduced another limited edition stage piano today, the Privia PX-3.  I'm speculating, but if this model is successful, I can see Casio putting some future pressure on the established stage piano brands in the same way their successful Privia & Celviano lines have in the digital piano market.  People like Casio, and with their great instruments of recent years, they can also take them as a serious contenders in the home market for digital pianos.  A digital piano like the AP-6 makes a statement, "Casio makes beautiful contemporary pianos that consumers are proud to display in their homes."  Okay, that's my statement, but it's just as true as their old statement, "We're good...just look at our low price!" 

Casio is an ally to consumers during tough financial times.  Just today, 3 career piano technicians sat around a table in my store after hours and all agreed that they'd rather see their customers buy a good digital piano to start with rather than the terrible hand-me-downs and neglected, unwanted pianos that are financial mistakes.  They went on to share a few recent horror stories where a family would've been better off with something like our Casio & Roland digital pianos.  At the risk of taking a few less calls to tune-up grandma's old clunker, these tuners, like me, would prefer to see customers evolve with us.  Casio's improved products now dominate the market especially $1000 and under.  The AP-6 is now Casio's top of the line product, but has kept a street price of below $2000.  Remarkable.

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