FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Roland Partners with International Piano
Legend Jim Brickman
Company to work closely with Brickman and his initiatives in music, education, the media and charitable causes in support of Roland Digital Pianos
Los Angeles, CA, February 1, 2016 — Roland Corporation U.S. announces that it has formalized its relationship with internationally renowned pianist and songwriter Jim Brickman. As his exclusive digital piano partner, the company will be supporting Brickman’s initiatives in music, education, media, touring, live events, retail, and charitable causes. Additionally, throughout the year, Brickman will work closely with Roland’s Piano team, participating in a wide-variety of events including exclusive Roland Piano Dealer in-store visits, concert ticket giveaways, as well as retail and marketing promotions.
With more than seven million albums sold worldwide, Brickman is known as the most successful pianist of the last two decades, revolutionizing the sound of the piano with his pop instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. “We are very excited to have Jim Brickman as part of the Roland family of artists for our digital pianos,” stated Roland Corporation U.S. President and CEO, Jay Wanamaker. “Our Roland piano dealers can expect to hear a lot about our partnership with Jim over the next year, and we look forward to working with him.” Brickman commented, “I’m thrilled to begin an alliance with Roland for my work in music education, and in support of my scholarship foundation and learn-to-play software. My association with Roland gives me the ability to exchange great ideas and a wide range of opportunities on multiple platforms.”
About Roland Corporation
Roland Corporation is a leading manufacturer and distributor of electronic musical instruments, including keyboards and synthesizers, guitar products, electronic percussion, digital recording equipment, amplifiers, audio processors, and multimedia products. With more than 40 years of musical instrument development, Roland sets the standard in music technology for the world to follow. For more information, visit RolandUS.com or see your local Roland dealer.