In love with Rhodes

Even though I can’t play piano, my favourite instrument has to be the Fender Rhodes - the best electric piano ever made. A lot of electronic bands like Air, Zero 7 and Kruder & Dorfmeister use it quite well. D’angelo was a great adopter of this instrument and also the simlar sounding Wurlitzer. It looks great and it has such a nice soothing sound. I’ve been hopping on youtube watching people jam out on these things.

In fact I love it so much that i’m going to learn how to play some jazz chords and scales and somehow jam out on a software based Rhodes (until I can afford a real one).

I found a free one called Ray - named after Ray Charles I presume, as there are some sunglasses on the interface. If you’re interested, you can get it here. Of course you’ll need a MIDI keyboard to play it…

This Jam here is pretty cool:


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