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Press Release
January 30 2013
For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Christopher Guerin, Vice President of Corporate Communications, (800) 222-4700 ext. 1030
 
Elton John "Performs" at Sweetwater's Performance Theatre
 
On Friday, January 25, Yamaha celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a three-hour concert in Anaheim, California, as part of the NAMM Show. Artists included Earth, Wind, and Fire, Chaka Khan, Sarah McLachlan, Toto, Michael McDonald, and David Foster. The highlight of the evening was a five-song set by Sir Elton John, performing on a Yamaha Disklavier. The entire show was streamed live to venues all over the world, but Elton's performance brought his playing, via the miracle of the Disklavier, directly to a Disklavier in Sweetwater's Performance Theatre. More than 200 customers turned out after midnight to enjoy the show in Fort Wayne.

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1. Elton John's "Your Song" was the high point of the evening. - at Sweetwater Sound.

2. Elton John "plays" a Disklavier in Sweetwater's Performance Theatre remotely, from Anaheim, California.

3. More than 200 local customers turned out after midnight to see the show.

4. Sweetwater Theatre's multiple screens allowed the audience to get the full effect of this unique musical experience.
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