Journal: News & Comment

Tuesday, September 23, 2003
# 10:09:00 PM:

How to get Derek interested in pianos: make them digital

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My oldest daughter is five and a half, and is asking her mom and me (okay, bugging us nearly daily) for piano lessons. (Weird, eh?) So perhaps some of my knowledgeable readers can give me some advice about getting a digital piano. First, some background.

While I've been a working musician myself for over a decade, I play rock drums and a bit of guitar, so I know nothing about the piano. I have drum kits, guitars, a bass guitar, and an old organ in the house, and my daughter has had a chance to try them all out. She seems to like keyboards the best.

We neither have the money nor want to dedicate the space to a real acoustic piano, especially since our daughter might decide she doesn't like it much after all. But recent years have brought an alternative: the digital piano.

[Read more as part of my longer article on choosing a digital piano.]


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