Canadian Music Trade - April / May 2018 - Page 46

CHICK COREA Two tracks from the new album Chinese Butterfly by acclaimed jazz musicians Chick Corea and Steve Gadd feature Corea play- ing the Vintage Vibe Piano. Vintage Vibe created the Vintage Vibe Piano and Vibanet as modern takes on two classic instruments, the Rhodes and Clavinet. “We were honoured to show Chick our version of the Rhodes,” Vintage Vibe Founder Chris Carroll says. “He immedi- ately embraced its sound and feel. We built him a Vintage Vibe Piano of his own and adjusted it to his exacting specifications. We’re thrilled to hear Chick put it through its paces on Chinese Butterfly.” For his Vintage Vibe Piano, Corea chose extra features that include Vintage Vibe’s stereo tremolo preamp and MIDI out with the QRS system. “The Vintage Vibe Piano delivers that warm and clear sound I love to use for my electric music,” adds Corea. “It’s a pleasure to have that beautiful feel available for me to compose and play with.” DENNIS WHITE Los Angeles-based producer and DJ Dennis White, who goes by the artist name Latroit, has used the Pioneer DJ Toraiz AS-1 monophonic analog synthesizer in the making of his 2018 Gram- my-winning track, a remix of “You Move” by Depeche Mode. “I love this little Toraiz synth from Pioneer DJ an