NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 27, 2010)
– To mark the debut of the newest All Access 360 videos, Yamaha is pleased to announce a contest offering the chance to win a P85 keyboard signed by The Fray's lead singer and Yamaha artist Isaac Slade
To enter the contest, site visitors must answer a question about Isaac that he was asked during his cover shoot for the 19th edition of All Access
magazine. The answer is found in his exclusive behind-the-scenes video featured on www.YamahaAllAccess360.com
. There is no purchase necessary, and site visitors have until June 15, 2010 to search for the answer and enter to win! A winner will be selected by random drawing and announced by July 1, 2010.
All Access 360 is an online, behind-the-scenes supplement to Yamaha's popular All Access magazine. Twice a year, the highly acclaimed magazine profiles 10 of Yamaha's talented artists. New videos just launched for drummer Mike Shapiro
and producer/music director Walter Millsap III
, and seven more videos will be added throughout the next few weeks, including videos of Chickenfoot's bassist Michael Anthony
, Brandi Carlile's drummer Allison Miller
, and Kenny Chesney's horn player Jim Horn
Drawing visitors into an intimate backstage world, All Access 360 offers a window into the process of creating All Access
magazine's stunning editorial layouts and offers unique and personal perspectives from each artist. The site features never-before-seen photographs, links to the online version of the magazine, exclusive interviews, links to purchase music, and more.
Artists reveal their inspirations, what they love about touring and making music, upcoming projects, why they love their Yamaha instruments, and more. Fans can share the videos with friends thanks to exclusive All Access 360 YouTube
and All Access 360 Facebook
The Yamaha P85
piano keyboard gives you all the dynamic, high-quality sound and natural piano response you expect from Yamaha, along with a high-quality built-in speaker system—packed into a slim, exceptionally affordable digital piano you can play virtually anywhere. The versatile P-85 also gives you a variety of other high-quality instrument Voices, including electric pianos, organs, strings and harpsichord—plus a Dual Voice feature for playing two Voices at once.
, lead signer and pianist of the hugely popular pop/rock band The Fray, wrote all of the songs on the band's double platinum debut album How to Save a Life
, and he wrote all but one song on their sophomore album, The Fray
Best known for their songs "Over My Head (Cable Car)," "How to Save a Life," "You Found Me" and "Never Say Never," The Fray's music is among the most licensed on television today. Their debut album became the number one digital album not only of 2006, but also of all time, and their follow-up album has already sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.
Learn more about Yamaha artists and products at the newly redesigned www.YamahaAllAccess360.com