Apr 29, 2006 by malkovich71 | Posted in Music & Music Players
I haven't played saxophone in years but I would love to get back into music but I am interested in a synthesized wind instrument so that I can make a variety of musical sounds and then record my own music on my computer. I really have no idea which is
I saw Mike Brecker just before he got sick. He was playing a new EWI. It was compact and didn't look to be touch sensitive like previous models. Based on my experience, it sounded better than the Yamahas, but the Yamaha is much more user-friendly.
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