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#1958882 - 09/14/12 02:29 PM Honky Tonk or Ragtime sound
bajabill Offline
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My Kawai ES6 does not have a setting specifically titled honky tonk or ragtime piano. Has anyone tweeked the settings of their DP to come close? If so, what would you change? I have concert/studio/mellow grands, rock and modern piano choices. Maybe one of this is the answer and I dont know it even after listening to them blush

Researching this I came upon the tack piano, quite interesting to learn about those. Is that a new answer to make something sound old, or was that always done?

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#1958893 - 09/14/12 02:43 PM Re: Honky Tonk or Ragtime sound [Re: bajabill]
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bajabill, if you don't have a honky-tonk sound, I would suggest choosing the hardest/brightest of your piano patches and adding a fairly deep chorus effect.

For information about tack piano, see this Wikipedia article:
Tack Piano


Edited by voxpops (09/14/12 02:49 PM)
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#1958982 - 09/14/12 06:18 PM Re: Honky Tonk or Ragtime sound [Re: bajabill]
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Thanks, that gets me started with altering the sound, lots of parameters.

got to thinking about this playing the first song in my lesson - When the Saints go Marching in.

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#1958985 - 09/14/12 06:24 PM Re: Honky Tonk or Ragtime sound [Re: bajabill]
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I like this guy, he is a a jolly old sort.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=je0G_Gn3xac&feature=related

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#1958995 - 09/14/12 06:46 PM Re: Honky Tonk or Ragtime sound [Re: bajabill]
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I like Rick's piano! its a specialty piano.. A little varish on the tiger oak..and its
winner.. smile


Edited by Bob Newbie (09/14/12 08:35 PM)

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