1. That during the three-hour Olympic Opening Ceremony in Sydney, Australia on September 15th, band instruments were provided by Yamaha. The Sydney 2000 Marching Band carried a staggering 105 Yamaha Sousaphones, 80 marching mellophones, 105 bass and snare drums and 34 tenor sets of marching quints (Answers on a postcard - Ed) into the 110,000-seat Olympic Stadium. For a look at the band practicing with Yamaha Sousaphones (!!!) go to
2. That Yamaha has introduced three new translucent colours for its 20 Series: Sour Apple Green, Bubble Gum Pink and Cotton Candy Blue!
3. That a young man who beat the medical odds after being born addicted to crack cocaine (!!! - Ed) received a special gift from Yamaha Pro Audio on the Montel Williams Show on 31st August. Eighteen-year-old 'D.D.' received an 01V Digital Mixer to use at his church in Arleta, California.
'For the latest Yamaha news... visit What's New @ Yamaha! www.giles.com/yamaha1/whatsnew1.html'
How can you resist?
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