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Digital Pianos vs. Acoustic Pianos

Today's blog comes from guest contributor Chris Senner of KeyboardKraze.com . KeyboardKraze is a blog that reviews all things keyboards and music industry related. On his website, you will find in-depth reviews on the latest MIDI controllers, digital pianos, and keytars and insight into the music industry. With the ever-growing world of technology, we have seen a gigantic step forward in digital pianos over the years. From portability, all the way to key-action and the... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Tuesday, September 22, 2020
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5 Things to Know About Learning Piano as an Adult

The following article was provided by a guest contributor, Lucas Welter. Being in love with music his whole life, Lucas started the Piano Dreamers blog as the “ go-to”  place for the most accurate and detailed information about the world of music, and especially pianos! Having worked in a music store for  over 7 years , Lucas has found passion in helping others choose the most suitable instrument for them. Learning to Play the Piano as an Adult We all wish... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Wednesday, May 27, 2020
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How Much Should I Spend on a Piano?

So, you’re thinking about learning the piano for the first time? Or maybe your child or grandchild wants to learn piano and you want to gift them with an instrument? Maybe you’re a seasoned player and you’re looking to upgrade what you already have. Regardless of your motivation for shopping, I know you’re thinking, “How much should I spend?” Well, it depends! There are some very important pieces of information you should have in order to get the piano... Read More
Posted by Emilee McGee at Saturday, February 2, 2019
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Four Great Reasons to Consider A Digital Piano

They sound better than used acoustics in the same price range.             ·          Spinet pianos are generally in the same price range as a new digital piano.            ·          Spinet pianos average 30-65 years old.  The average lifespan on a piano is 40-50 years in regards... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Thursday, February 6, 2014
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How to Buy a Piano: Tips & Tricks

Buying a piano can be an intimidating prospect.  If you’re an experienced player, you know how important a high-quality instrument is; if you’re just starting out, you may not be sure what to look for.  We've assembled some tips to help you get started.     Renting vs. Buying    Even if your long-term plans include purchasing, rental can be a great option.   It gives you the opportunity to try out an instrument before committing to... Read More
Posted by Amro Music at Friday, January 24, 2014
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