Nicholas Semrad, is keyboard player/sound designer based in LA and NYC.
Nicholas Semrad has performed and collaborated with such artists as Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, Miss Lauryn Hill, Bootsy Collins, Louis Cole (Knower), Bilal, Gabriel Garzon-Montano, Meg Mac, Terrace Marting and many others.
Nicholas is also a longtime member of "Gentei Kaijo", the house band for the experimental NYC electronic and R&B session, The Lesson. Through this session and the scene within, Nicholas has always attempted to be on the forefront of sound design. He has a deep passion for finding unorthodox ways to navigate through the sonic spectrum, and his work with Yamaha is driven by this passion.
Nicholas Semrad plays the MODX7, MONTAGE7 and reface DX.
For the keyboardist needing a wide range of expressive keyboard sounds, MODX is a synthesizer with ultra-realistic instrument and highly programmable synth sound. MODX works in any music performance or music creation situation.
Welcome to the new era from the company that brought you the DX and the Motif.Montage sets the next milestone with sophisticated dynamic control, massive sound creation and streamlined workflow.