The Wurlitzer shares a lot of similarities to the Rhodes, not the least of which are the extensive samples and emulations that have been made for digital musicians over the years.Instead of chime-y metal tines, the Wurlitzer gets its tone using weighted reeds, which give them a punchier tone than the Rhodes.While the piano continues to be the oldest and most recognizable keys instrument all over the world, do you know what other types of keys find their way into hundreds of songs each year?
Proceeds benefit a variety of Pompano Beach charities. WE’RE ALL EARS If you had eaten an ear of corn every 12 seconds for 12 minutes, you still would have finished second to Carmen Cincotti’s world-record 61.75 ears devoured in Major League Eating’s 2017 International Corn Eating Contest at the Sweet Corn Fiesta in West Palm Beach. Sunday for the morning for the Hollywood RUNS for Haiti 5K along the Broadwalk, beginning in Charnow Park.
The festival will again fill Yesteryear Village at the South Florida Fairgrounds with food, rides and live music 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Long before the arrival of digital audio workstations, before computers, before MIDI, we had keys.
Pre-dating recorded music; pianos were among the most popular instruments dating all the way back to the early 18But in order to understand keys (and synthesizers) in modern music production, you need to have a solid understanding of their foundations.
POMPANO BEATSAs always, this weekend’s three-day Pompano Beach Seafood Festival is long on music, with Friday highlights Big Harvest, the Motowners and the Eagles tribute band the Long Run; Saturday acts including JJ Grey and Mofro, Starship (featuring Mickey Thomas) and the Resolvers; followed on Sunday by the Pitbull of Blues, Shane Duncan, Maggie Baugh and Gary King, among others.
Tickets cost (Friday), (Saturday) and (Sunday, or for a three-day pass. WEEKEND RUNRunners will hit the beach in Hollywood 8 a.m. The two most common ones are the Fender Rhodes and Wurlitzer electric pianos.While the two have very similar tonal qualities and characteristics, The Fender Rhodes has a warmer, slightly duller tone than a Wurlitzer, due mainly to the different tone generation it uses.Sunday, including an amateur corn-eating contest (registration, open until p.m., is free) as a lead-in to the professional main event. The Estey Organ Museum does not provide appraisals of Estey instruments or related products.As you may remember, the Arts Garage is BYO-whatever, including alcohol and food. Merely going into the cellar is a unique experience at Le Chat Noir in Miami’s Brickell district, but at 10 p.m. STAY IN YOUR LANEWhere’s my 5-pound burger, you may reasonably ask upon entering Bowlero Davie this weekend. Saturday with free bowling and arcade play, giveaways and a chance to bowl with the host of the event, Miami Dolphins star Reshad Jones. at Wynwood Yard in Miami (Facebook.com/Oigo Music) …Tickets cost , for table seating, for a premium table. For a relaxing, flat-shoes-only night out, it’s hard to beat Sons and Daughters Farm and Winery in Lake Worth, where a smart, engaged crowd will gather by the fire or under strings of lights by the big barn out back for the Tarantino-sexy music of Gold Dust Lounge 7-11 p.m. There will be pizza, beer and made-on-the-farm wine and kombucha. Saturday, you’ll encounter the pulsating rhythms of local favorites Eddy Balzola and Oriente down there. Before the show, you can check out the menu of paninis, cheeses and charcuterie upstairs. My new favorite spot for a casual, quiet drink on the beach in Fort Lauderdale is the Sandbar Grille, on A1A north of Sunrise, in the Sun Tower Hotel (2030 N. You also may sample the menu of “oversized shareables,” including the 2-foot Coney Mega Dog, and the 100-ounce Dunk Tank and Mega Mule cocktails that “are made to be shared.” OK, maybe. OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMSSinger-songwriter Shauna Sweeney, opening for 10,000 Maniacs at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday (April 26), can be found at the Rhum Shak in Lake Worth 5-8 p.m. Billy Livesay and Cuqui Berrios from the Livesays are at Bogart's American Kitchen in Hollywood 7-10 p.m. Delray Beach’s Spiral Light channels the Grateful Dead 9 p.m.A Rhodes piano creates sound by striking a metal tine with a hammer, where the vibration is then picked up by a pickup (just like in a Fender guitar).The resulting sound is a clear ringing, like a bell.WEEKEND BEERSDue South Brewing in Boynton Beach at noon Friday will start sharing a new batch of Cinco de Mayo-themed Mexican Standoff (a porter made with vanilla, chocolate, cinnamon and chili peppers), available in four-packs of 16-ounce cans (.99) and on draft (Due South Brewing.com) … for Haiti and its support for an orphanage and school in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, for children affected by HIV/AIDS. A similar event takes place at the Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park, as they debut their popular imperial stout Mexican Coffee (which includes “a kiss of tequila”) on Sunday afternoon (Facebook.com/Funky Buddha Brewery).