MELVILLE, NY, August 4, 2011 â€” Danny Rader is an in-demand player on stage and in the studio. As a multi-instrumentalist, he plays keyboards, guitar, banjo, mandolin and bouzouki. Rader is currently playing keyboards with Keith Urbanâ€™s 2011 Get Closer World Tour, and the Korg SV-1 Stage Vintage Piano has been his rig of choice.
Drawn to the Korg SV-1 by its unique collection of sounds and interface, Rader explains, â€œIt's just the meat and potatoes stuff that I need in my main board. Up until recently, I've been known in Nashville as a guitar player, primarily. And my brain works very much like a guitar playerâ€™s. Scrolling through banks of thousands sounds makes my head hurt! I just need great sounds there at the touch of a button.â€?
Rader shares an anecdote about the user-friendly SV-1 interface: â€œI love the radio
button presets! Itâ€™s super easy to change settings and store on the fly. When my son was about 15 months old, I was letting him mess around on it, and while I wasnâ€™t looking, he changed all of the presets to a string sample, canceling my presets for Keithâ€™s show. Maybe thereâ€™s some marketing in that â€“ â€˜So easy, a baby can program it!â€™â€?
The Korg SV-1 contains a collection of realistic reproductions of the most in-demand keyboard sounds, all in a single instrument. It also re-creates the look, feel and visceral pleasure of performing on a vintage instrument.