Portable 61-Key Arranger Keyboard with American Styles
Item ID: EK50U
Meet the latest edition to Korg’s Arranger Keyboard series, the EK-50 U, featuring inspiring new Styles and Sounds focused on classic and modern American popular music. The EK-50U builds on the success of the original EK-50, adding authentic American Styles ranging from jazz to modern country, alternative, dance, and rock.
The EK-50 U is simple to use and allows your musical ideas to evolve effortlessly into complete ready-to-play songs, with auto musical accompaniment that follows your chord changes. Styles provide an entire backing band as you play the keyboard, and high-quality sounds inspire you to add phrases as they come to mind. Simply put, the EK-50U is an Arranger Keyboard with American flare that you can enjoy on any musical level.
The EK-50 U is packed with over 700 instruments, 200 keyboard sets, and 288 authentic musical styles that capture the essence of American music, developed by a team of talented musicians and programmers in the United States. Many of the Styles in EK-50 U have been re-made to take advantage of new and inspiring sounds. New authentic guitar sounds can be heard in Style categories such as Pop, Rock and Country, and new and improved drum kits can be heard in Style categories such as Funk and Soul. This allows EK-50U to create the widest variety of American music genres, including Jazz, modern country, rock, alternative, and pop. In addition to the new American Styles, EK-50 U also includes the wide range of international Styles and Sounds from the original EK-50, allowing you to cover a wide range of music.
EK-50 U adds new sounds with a focus on electric and acoustic guitars, electric basses, brass, and drum percussion kits. With a total of 51 custom drum kits and a complete MIDI GM2 sound set, the EK-50 U is a capable instrument no matter where your music takes you.Calling up any of the 200 factory Keyboard Sets allows up to four sounds to be played at once: three layered across the upper keys, and one split to the lower
New sounds and styles that focus on American popular music
New sounds including electric and acoustic guitars, electric basses, new brass, and drums
Performance record mode for quick and easy recording
A layout that makes the numerous functions intuitive
Built-in speakers for immediate enjoyment anywhere
Play back favorite songs on the instrument while performing