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The New Cool Receives GRAMMY Award nomination for "Ghost of a Chance"

Yamaha Entertainment Group of America is proud to announce Bob James and Nathan East’s debut duo album, The New Cool, earned a GRAMMY nomination under the Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella category for the track, "Ghost of a Chance."

Amadeus Joins the Yamaha Family

[ 04/15/2015 ] Multi-platinum R&B and Hip Hop Producer Will Play Motif Synthesizers

Bob James and Nathan East Announce First Duet Album

[ 03/31/2015 ] Bob James and Nathan East, two of the founding members of the contemporary jazz group Fourplay, have announced the forthcoming debut of their duet album, to be released by Yamaha Entertainment Group of America this fall.

Elton John and The Million Dollar Piano Make Triumphant Return to Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

[ 02/16/2015 ] This winter, Elton John returned to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace with his one-of-a-kind production, The Million Dollar Piano. The iconic show is named after the unique instrument made by Yamaha exclusively for Elton.

Yamaha Trumpet Artist Jens Lindemann Receives Prestigious Order of Canada Award

[ 02/16/2015 ] His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, has announced that he has appointed trumpet master Jens Lindemann as a Member of the Order of Canada for his skill as a world-renowned soloist and for his support of Canadian musicians and music students.

Colbie Caillat Joins the Yamaha Artist Family

[ 12/19/2014 ] Yamaha Entertainment Group is proud to announce the addition of GRAMMY Award-winning songstress Colbie Caillat to the global family of distinguished Yamaha Piano Artists.

Nathan East Earns GRAMMY® Nomination for Solo Debut

[ 12/5/2014 ]

Nathan East celebrates a GRAMMY® nomination for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album today for his self-titled solo debut Nathan East, on Yamaha Entertainment Group. Released in March, the album hit #1 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Albums chart and held #1 for a record-breaking 36 weeks on SmoothJazz.com.

Ben Folds Joins the Yamaha Artist Family

[ 10/10/2014 ] Yamaha Entertainment Group announced the addition of multi-Platinum-selling singer, songwriter and producer Ben Folds to the global family of distinguished Yamaha Piano Artists. Yamaha will support and help serve the needs of Folds, who plays a variety of Yamaha Acoustic Grand Pianos, on tour, in the studio and at appearances with piano logistics, promotion and collaboration.

Nathan East Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut Performing With Vince Gill

[ 08/15/2014 ] Nathan East, one of the world's most recorded bassists, makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Aug. 16 performing with Grand Ole Opry member and MCA Nashville recording artist Vince Gill.

Nathan East Breaks SmoothJazz.com Record with 25 Weeks at No. 1

[ 07/31/2014 ] Nathan East made history this week as his eponymous debut solo album held the No. 1 position on the SmoothJazz.com Top 50 Album Chart for an unprecedented 25 weeks.

Yamaha Artist Nathan East Joins Judges Panel for John Lennon Songwriting Contest

[ 07/31/2014 ] Chart-topping bassist and Yamaha recording artist Nathan East will serve as one of the judges for this year’s John Lennon Songwriting Contest (JLSC), which draws songwriters from around the globe to compete for $300,000 in prizes that include cash, other awards and the coveted top prize of Song of the Year.

Yamaha Artist Nathan East Touring Internationally

[ 07/31/2014 ] Nathan East, whose self-titled debut solo album on Yamaha Entertainment Group debuted at No.1 and featured the No. 1 hit jazz single “Daft Funk,” is in the midst of an international tour which features his first-ever shows as a solo artist.

“101 Eastbound,” Second Single Released From Nathan East, No. 1 Debut Jazz Album

[ 07/15/2014 ] The second single from the self-titled debut solo album by heralded bassist Nathan East is an infectious and funky new take on “101 Eastbound,” a song originally released more than two decades ago by the world-renowned jazz quartet Fourplay, on their self-titled Platinum-selling debut album. (East is a founding member of Fourplay)

‘Elton John – The Million Dollar Piano’ Comes to Blu-ray/DVD

[ 06/11/2014 ]

YEG Announces Sweepstakes in Honor of New “Muppets Most Wanted” Film

[ 03/26/2014 ] In celebration of Disney’s new “Muppets Most Wanted” film, Yamaha Entertainment Group is giving away a trip for four to New York City.

Fallon, Tavis Help Nathan East Launch Debut Solo Album

[ 03/18/2014 ] NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nathan East, America's preeminent bassist, is readying his eponymous solo debut and will be sharing music from the album on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Tavis Smiley.

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