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Roland drums 'used by many musicians'

Roland's range of digital instruments has been praised.
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A large number of musicians are making use of digital musical equipment, such as Roland drums.

According to Jordan Times columnist Jean-Claude Elias, in the digital musical instruments market, Roland is one of the market leaders alongside Yamaha and Casio.

He said many of the pianos manufactured by the company are used by music schools, as well as being employed by those who are just beginning to learn how to play the instrument.

Mr Elias added that Roland digital drums are also popular in the world of music, partly because they are far quieter than their analogue equivalents when it comes to practice sessions.

"Roland digital drums have been generally widely adopted by performers, in the studio, on stage and especially at home where playing with headphones so as not to disturb the neighbours is a priceless advantage," he explained.

He noted that it will ultimately be down to a musician's personal preferences as to whether they prefer more traditional instruments or their digital equivalents.

A huge range of artists made use of Roland equipment at this year's Glastonbury Festival, including Stevie Wonder, The xx and Mumford and Sons.

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Posted on 29 Dec 2010 14:28 to category : Instruments News

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