rbaldwin122
Mar 11, 2018

Gear Question

1 comment

Thanks Arthur for a great place to talk about and learn this almost forgotten art form! And from a true modern master too!

 

I'm curious about anyone out there using digital pianos to play Boogie Woogie when a real piano isn't available. Which digital pianos are folks using? What are you using to amplify?

 

I have been a long time Roland user and have also been using Casio in the past few years to make the load in easier or when space is tight.

 

I just thought I'd ask the question to see what other Boogie Woogie players as using as this music has some unique qualities that sound very different on different instruments.

 

Thanks and looking forward to more posts and lessons!

 

 

arthurmigliazza
Mar 12, 2018

Great question! I suggest finding anything within your budget that is full sized (88 keys) and weighted keys. Those are the two most important features. A real piano is always best for this kind of music but if necessary a keyboard with those features can get you through. :-)

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