This demo video showcases the sounds of the Roland JV-880 Multi Timbral Synthesizer Module.
Songs 1-1 through 1-5 by Marvin Sanders, Copyright 1992, Marvester Music
Song 2 “Lost Weekend” by Mitsuru Sakaue, Copyright 1992, Roland
Song 3 “The Race” by Chas Smith, Copyright 1992, Roland UK
Composer Profiles: Marvin Sanders – As Keyboard Product manager for Rolannd US, Sanders has performed at clinics all over the world. In between his involvement with their marketing and promotional afforts, he has created sounds for products from the JV-80 to the JD-800, factory patterns for the JW-50 and ROM plays found in the SC-155, U-220 and Model 760. Sanders also maintainers an active freelance career in Los Angeles composing and consulting for a variety of clients from Toyota, Acura, and Alpine to Max Factor and Michael Jackson.
Mitsuru Sakaue began composings and doing arrangemennts for commercials and videos whiel still in school. In particular, his studio work earned for him a solid reputation. Currently (1992), as a chief producer within Idecs, Inc., he produces commercial musics and jingles for FM stations. His range of activity is broad, and includes his work as an instructor and expert on music intruments/computer music for the Roland Learning Center (Japan), as well as for other schools. In addtion, he has had numerous other opprotunities for displaying his talents wll while serving as demonstrator/product specialist for Roland.
Chas Smith – Roland UK’s Senior Product Specialist/Demonstrator joined the company in 1987, after a freelance career playing in rock bands. he is an active composer, principally for the jingle market. His particular interests lin in the use of the latest sampling technology and in programming synthesizers.