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Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Adrian Scott and Eric Persing

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Adrian Scott is a rare breed of musician -- having forged multiple careers as a performer, musical director, writer, producer, demonstrator and sound designer. His credits are like reading a timeline of popular music. From touring the world with such legendary groups as Air Supply and Little River Band to being music supervisor/director for a multitude of Australian acts, including Kylie Minogue. Adrian has also been involved with Roland for more than 30 years, starting out as a...

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Adrian Scott and Eric Persing

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Adrian Scott and Eric Persing

Adrian Scott is a rare breed of musician -- having forged multiple careers as a performer, musical director, writer, producer, demonstrator and sound designer. His credits are like reading a timeline of popular music. From touring the world with such legendary groups as Air Supply and Little... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Eric Persing (Performance)

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Eric Persing (Performance)

D-50 30th Anniversary Page: https://www.roland.com/promos/d-50_30th_anniversary/ Eric Persing has had a unique and influential relationship with Roland Corp for two decades. He started as a product demonstrator in 1984, showing some of Roland's first MIDI instruments. He quickly became involved... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Greg Wells

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Greg Wells

Few producers in music can rival the pedigree and resume of Grammy-nominated producer, mixer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Greg Wells. The man The Police’s Stewart Copeland once dubbed “the Swiss Army knife” for his wide range of skills has crafted hits for everyone from Katy Perry and... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Chris Lord Alge

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Chris Lord Alge

Multiple Grammy Award-Winning Master Music Maker Chris Lord Alge (CLA) started in the Music Business as an assistant engineer at H&L Studios in New Jersey. This was followed by time as staff engineer at Unique Recording in New York. Chris moved to Los Angeles in 1988, and in subsequent years he... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Mike Lindup

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Mike Lindup

Keyboard legend Mike Lindup reminisces on how Roland’s D-50 synthesizer helped shape some of Level 42’s best-known tracks. Back in 1987, as their fame reached epidemic proportions, the band were spending most of their time on the road, playing arenas all over the world – both as headliners and... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Steve Levine

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Steve Levine

Steve Levine is a man of many talents - label owner, guest speaker, award-winning radio broadcaster and, most notably, a successful record producer who has worked with everyone from Culture Club and The Beach Boys to Gary Moore and Motorhead. But back in the late 1980s, was Steve also the first... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Fabian Prynn

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Fabian Prynn

Fabian Prynn is the resident engineer at 4AD Records, the influential label behind releases from Bauhaus, Pixies, Cocteau Twins and more recently Grimes, The National and D.D Dumbo. Whether producing, engineering, arranging, drumming or programming synths, Fabian can turn his hand to pretty much... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Adrian Scott

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Adrian Scott

Adrian Scott is a rare breed of musician -- having forged multiple careers as a performer, musical director, writer, producer, demonstrator and sound designer. His credits are like reading a timeline of popular music. From touring the world with such legendary groups as Air Supply and Little... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Legowelt

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Legowelt

Danny Wolfers, aka Legowelt, was exposed to the sound of the Roland D-50 in the late 1980s, after hearing the synth on the hit records and film soundtracks of the day. Intrigued by the way it combined sampled sounds and synthesis, a D-50 eventually found its way into Legowelt's inner sanctum, its... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Jimmy Jam

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Jimmy Jam

In collaboration with partner Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam emerged as one of the most successful producers and writers of the 1980s, his long history of R&B, club, and pop hits reached its pinnacle on a series of smash records for Janet Jackson. Born in Minneapolis on June 6, 1959, he first met Lewis... Watch video.

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Eric Persing

Roland D-50 Celebration Moments with Eric Persing

Eric Persing has had a unique and influential relationship with Roland Corp for two decades. He started as a product demonstrator in 1984, showing some of Roland's first MIDI instruments. He quickly became involved in the R&D side with Roland Japan, earning the title "Chief Sound Designer", and... Watch video.

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