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Rating and Reviews: Roland BK-5 Keyboard

Wow the crowd with the Roland BK-5 backing keyboard. This arranger synth is packed with styles and sounds for casual players or one-man-band gigging pros.

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"Roland BK-5 backing keyboard" submitted August 30, 2012

By Alex Prater in Mcalester, OK
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Musical Background: been playing for28 years,,i play saxaphone ,guitar,banjo,keyboard,jam at home and clubs
Music Style: jazz-rock-country-blues
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Overall: WOW!! It's a good place to start Roland has done it again!! great sounds and backing styles. it is everything i expected and more, from the the feel of the keyboard and it's sensitivity to the easy to read display, and simple recording to a USB memory stick, they have left nothing out on this baby!!, The built in speakers are great and have a great sound, this is a perfect keyboard for the beginner to the studio i give it a triple thumbs up!
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"A great bang-for-the-buck!!! There are a few keyboards with more features - However, the BK-5 has everything that's necessary!!" submitted June 20, 2014

By David E. Morrison in Eureka, NV
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Musical Background: I am an intermediate level accordion player and keyboard player. I play regularly in a church praise ensemble.
Music Style: Christian, bluegrass, country, international folk, light jazz, classic pop. Just about all genres of music.
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Overall: The Roland BK-5 Backing Keyboard is loaded with features found in most more expensive keyboards. An advanced keyboard player would be comfortable with this keyboard - and, if you are not an advanced keyboard player the BK-5 is a great, affordable, keyboard to learn on. The keyboard's features can also be expanded upon by adding other MIDI devices to it's MIDI outputs. It is lightweight and portable and can be used almost anywhere there is a power source. The speakers on the instrument work well for small rooms and practice; however, using a quality keyboard amplifier and speakers with this instrument will really make it stand out as the professional keyboard it is designed to be. It appears to be fairly rugged; however, you will want to take good care of such a fine instrument. I strongly recommend purchasing a hard case for this keyboard.
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"Roland BK-5" submitted February 23, 2014

By Larry Passiatore in Thornwood, NY
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Musical Background: PLaying for the last 50 years on keyboards
Music Style: All types of music
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Overall: Excellent keyboard with sounds. Arrived at the right time
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"Roland BK 5 Backing Keyboard" submitted April 30, 2012

By Rob Shuss in Willoughby, OH
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Musical Background: Professional
Music Style: 50's-70's and Christian.
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Overall: For the money this keyboard can't be beat. My primary performance instrument is the Roland Va76. This was bought as a back-up and am not dissapointed.
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