Music Gear News

At we update our news channel daily to ensure you always get the latest and most important music news.

Jamie Cullum Chooses Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano

Jamie Cullum uses the Korg SV-1 Vintage Piano at home and on tour
The Latest Korg Gear in Stock Now

One of Britain's leading performers has chosen the Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano as his main practice and composition piano.

Jamie Cullum is recognised by many as one of the most energetic and charismatic musicians around, introducing jazz to a broad audience.

Jamie stated that "the SV-1 is my primary practice it's the first thing my tour manager puts in my dressing room in the morning - I walk in and it's there!"

"Another reason for having the SV-1 back stage is that I've been writing a lot while on the road."

"I'll be back in the studio early next year to begin recording the material I'm currently composing."

"I'm using the SV-1 for over three hours a day, so I actually play it more than my stage piano!"

Not only did Jamie love the sound of the SV-1, but also the feel of it and it's portability.

"The key weighting is something Korg have really got right on this one, yet somehow they've managed to do it without making the instrument really heavy."

Jamie has also taken a Korg MicroSampler and WaveDrum as part of his set up alongside the SV-1.

The WaveDrum is the Korg instrument Jamie plays most on stage, but off stage it also plays an important role in his set up.

"I am very fond of getting loops and drum beats going to write over, and quite often, I start with a WaveDrum loop and improvise to a click for five minutes."

Jamie also recently received a MicroSampler - Korg's sampling keyboard - and it looks like it will be a fixture on his new material.

"I'm loving the MicroSampler - it's just ripe with's an incredible little instrument."

"I'm just getting to grips with it and contemplating the possibility of sampling strings from my album and using them for gigs."

Posted on 8 Dec 2010 09:22 to category : Band / Celebrity News

Related Music News


Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame

10 Oct 2016 16:17

Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd

6 Oct 2016 15:31

Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way

30 Sep 2016 15:54

In aid of The Children Hospital Charity, Arctic Monkeys have signed a statue of an elephant to be auctioned off for charity

28 Sep 2016 17:21

Following a tweet on Wednesday, the band revealed a typo error in their previous announcement and have revealed that they will be returning in 2017

28 Sep 2016 11:15

A plaque marking where David Bowie resided whilst he created his revered Berlin album trilogy has been destroyed

21 Sep 2016 16:06

Recent Music News


Builiding on their reputation for developing cutting edge music gear and accessories, Samsons new Z series bring professional audio quality and transparency to the table

20 Oct 2016 17:06

With Pearl Jam, Tupac, , Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson and many more being nominated, this years event shaping up to be huge.

20 Oct 2016 10:57

His first album in over 38 years, Chuck's new album is to feature his family and his own original material

19 Oct 2016 14:37

Toontrack have released Big Rock, a vintage based rock pack that brings classic flavours in a modern package

18 Oct 2016 15:07

A promotional offer from Akai running until the 31st December allows the user to explore a vast array of professional sounds on the renowned MPD218

18 Oct 2016 09:11

Opening a public forum on Facebook, Behringer are looking to make the dream product, catering to their customers every need.

17 Oct 2016 15:36