Keyboard - August 2015 - David Paich and Steve Porcaro

Keyboard - August 2015 - David Paich and Steve Porcaro


The August 2015 issue of Keyboard magazine features Toto keyboardists and producers David Paich and Steve Porcaro who talk studio, stage and synths.


David Paich and Steve Porcaro- Having just released Toto XIV, the keyboardists and producers reveal the inspirations and technology behind Toto’s latest tracks, and how they realize their complex album sounds on tour.

Gurus- Premier Latin jazz piano proponent Eliane Elias speaks on the collaborations and virtuosity behind her latest album Made in Brazil.

Talent Scout- The members (and actual brothers) of keyboard-driven indie band Menew were raised on classical music and British rock.


Rock – Brian Charette shows you five ways to play like the late, great British sideman Nicky Hopkins.

Ten-Minute Technique – More power warm-up exercises from Taylor Swift musical director David Cook.


Key Choices – With our pro tips, you can assemble a live keyboard rig that won’t break the bank.

The Art of Synth Soloing – Learn the “Rosanna” solo straight from the guys in Toto.

Sound Design – Overdrive: It’s not just for fuzz.


Synthesizer – Studiologic Sledge 2.0

Midi Controller – Akai Advance 49

Step Sequencer – Korg SQ-1

All this and much more in the August 2015 issue of Keyboard!