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#2173181 - 10/28/13 12:38 PM Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano!
WurliFan Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
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I thought I might give this a try, I've seen other people do fun little posts like this on here. So. I'll start this off. Pick your fav piano song. It can be from any Era, Any Genre, Any Piano! Just your favorite Piano song, and the Piano that was used! And yes, you may post links; I'll listen to virtually anything piano! Have fun, and good luck! Try and figure out what type of piano is used, and list it! My Example:
My Favorite Piano Song: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jt0mg8Z09SY
Music Type: Boogie Woogie
Piano Type: Spinet
Make: Wurlitzer (It's okay if you don't know the exact maker, you can put Grand, Upright, Etc.)
Go right ahead, everyone! I'd LOVE to hear your piano music picks and types! laugh
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1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
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Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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#2173195 - 10/28/13 01:10 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
Rickster Offline


Registered: 03/25/06
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Loc: Georgia, USA
Definitely my kind of music! smile

As far as guessing what kind of piano is used in the recording, I do not have a clue. Could have been one of many available in recording studios at the time.

With all the volume and reverb it is hard to focus in on the specific tone of the piano.

Great oldies R&R there! (And I love the photos of the old cars smile )

Rick

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#2173230 - 10/28/13 02:35 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
Diane... Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 3450
Loc: Western Canada
Okay, I'll play! grin
My favourite piano song is...





Music Type: Rock & Roll
Piano Type: 1st video is "studio piano" hahaha
Piano Type: 2nd video is digital!! hahaha
Make: Makes me wanna get up and dance!!!! grin


Edited by Diane... (10/28/13 02:42 PM)
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#2173238 - 10/28/13 02:59 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: Rickster]
WurliFan Offline
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Loc: Western PA
Thanks, rick. I agree-I LOVE the Oldies. I also agree with your statement. Without there being a Studio Picture(Such as the Sun Records One with the Spinet), it can be hard to tell. Of course, you just gotta have an ear for certain pianos!
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1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
Specialty Records
Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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#2173240 - 10/28/13 03:01 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: Diane...]
WurliFan Offline
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I'm liking these picks so far! Nice!
(BTW, I would Recommend Lonnie Mack if You like Stevie Ray Vaughn.) ^_^
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1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
Specialty Records
Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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#2173264 - 10/28/13 03:46 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
Diane... Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
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Loc: Western Canada
Originally Posted By: WurliFan
I'm liking these picks so far! Nice!
(BTW, I would Recommend Lonnie Mack if You like Stevie Ray Vaughn.) ^_^


Wow, I have never heard of Lonnie Mack before, Thank you!
Here's a clip with Lonnie Mack ... & Stevie Ray Vaughn!



Piano: The piano is there!


Edited by Diane... (10/28/13 04:09 PM)
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#2173266 - 10/28/13 03:48 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
Diane... Offline
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Loc: Western Canada
Okay, so back to the piano!

Here's Stevie Ray Vaughn with his magic fingers keyboard player!
The piano adds sooooooo much class to a band. Just Wow's me!



Piano: Digital but must be on Grand piano! hahahaha


Edited by Diane... (10/28/13 04:03 PM)
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#2173363 - 10/28/13 07:11 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
rocket88 Offline
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Here is one...guess what is the piano I used for the song in my signature?
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Free Tune from my Blues & Boogie-Woogie Piano CD:

https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_2665138101

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#2173385 - 10/28/13 07:35 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
Rickster Offline


Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 8586
Loc: Georgia, USA
Originally Posted By: rocket88
Here is one...guess what is the piano I used for the song in my signature?


High end Korg digital stage piano... guess #1

High end Roland digital stage piano... guess #2

Yamaha P 120 digital stage piano... guess #3

It doesn't matter, the tune was fabulous! guess #4

Always love your playing, Rocket88! Remember, I'm one of your biggest fans! smile

Rick



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#2173420 - 10/28/13 08:53 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
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Good guess, Rick...its a Roland RD700gx Stage piano.

And thanks for all your support! I was playing on the street at a festival last weekend, and wish you were there!
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Free Tune from my Blues & Boogie-Woogie Piano CD:

https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_2665138101

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#2173495 - 10/29/13 12:40 AM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: rocket88]
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Registered: 10/18/12
Posts: 640
Loc: CO, USA
Greetings, all.

I have a 'name that piano' question. Should be easy for the experts (which I am not).

What piano is this Steinway artist on here?

http://www.whitehouse.gov/photos-and-vid...avid-and-burt-b

Thanks-
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F. Chopin, Prelude 28 (15)

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#2173729 - 10/29/13 12:58 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: rocket88]
Diane... Offline
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Registered: 11/16/06
Posts: 3450
Loc: Western Canada
Originally Posted By: rocket88

Here is one...guess what is the piano I used for the song in my signature?


Wow! Rocket! You Wow me!
Where can I find a copy of your new CD with all that amazing piano playing!!! You are soooooo talented! Love it! I just love how you play!!! x
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#2173788 - 10/29/13 02:53 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: Diane...]
rocket88 Offline
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Thank you, you are very kind. I will send you a pm.
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Free Tune from my Blues & Boogie-Woogie Piano CD:

https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_2665138101

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#2173970 - 10/29/13 07:50 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: rocket88]
WurliFan Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 205
Loc: Western PA
I can't tell you what type of piano that is....However. I liked your song. Nice job!
Key of G, 1-4-5 chord progression with some blues licks thrown in, Walking bass in the left hand....I also like how you rollick your hands and invert some of the chords.
Did I get that right? grin
_________________________
1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
Specialty Records
Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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#2174002 - 10/29/13 08:46 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
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Jerry Lee Lewis was a Boesendorfer artist until Fazioli started making pianos.

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#2174019 - 10/29/13 09:06 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: pianoloverus]
WurliFan Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 205
Loc: Western PA
Actually, Sun Records Company used a 1950s Wurlitzer Model 2100 Spinet in their studio. It's still there today. Above it are several Jerry Lee Lewis Records, and a picture of himself. He actually used to put out his cigarette on one of the keys, and used it to record his songs. You really think the piano in Great Balls of fire sounds like a Professional grand? Dang, to the untrained spinet sound ear I could pass off my Wurli as a grand! grin Just Kiddin'.
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1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
Specialty Records
Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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#2174026 - 10/29/13 09:41 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: WurliFan]
rocket88 Offline
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Registered: 09/04/06
Posts: 3232
Originally Posted By: WurliFan
I can't tell you what type of piano that is....However. I liked your song. Nice job!
Key of G, 1-4-5 chord progression with some blues licks thrown in, Walking bass in the left hand....I also like how you rollick your hands and invert some of the chords.
Did I get that right? grin


Yup...good call!

BTW, that was an unrehearsed jam we did to warm up in the studio!

Sometimes magic happens!
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Music teacher and piano player.

Free Tune from my Blues & Boogie-Woogie Piano CD:

https://app.box.com/files/0/f/0/1/f_2665138101

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#2174070 - 10/29/13 11:20 PM Re: Time For A little Piano Game! Name That Piano! [Re: rocket88]
WurliFan Offline
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Registered: 04/26/13
Posts: 205
Loc: Western PA
Yeah! I play by ear, and I know the progressions. It can be FUN to improvise! Sometimes I 'grab a chord'; take the C, for example. Then I just start playing! (Of course, a 16 year old white kid playing boogie woogie instantly brings attention, which I hate.) I get nervous in front of people!
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1952 Wurlitzer 2150 Spinet...'The boogie-nator' laugh
I'm OCD with pianos, spinets in particular.
Famous Studios That Have Used Spinets in the 50s, just for fun!
Sun Records
Specialty Records
Atlantic Records
Roulette Records
Stax Records
Imperial Records
Chess Records
Still counting.....

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