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Yamaha Motif XS used by host of stars

The Yamaha Motif XS range has been in the public eye at a number of gigs this summer.
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A large number of famous musicians employ Yamaha Motif XS keyboards in the studio and when playing live.

The musical instrument manufacturer has listed some of the solo artists and bands that use Motif XS equipment, with the likes of Gorillaz, Michael Buble and Jason Derulo utilising it.

People who have been to see Rihanna perform recently will have also been listening to Yamaha instruments, it was added.

"Rihanna has recently been supported on tour by American and English Yamaha artists, notably our very own Hannah Vasanth on Motif XS6 and XS8 stage keys," said a spokesman for the company.

There are plenty of other famous users of Yamaha instruments in the world of music.

Dizzee Rascal's backing band and Stevie Wonder employ the firm's stage pianos, Editors' drummer Ed Lay plays a Yamaha Maple Custom drum kit and Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela use custom guitars from the brand.

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Posted on 1 Sep 2010 14:50 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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