Owned by Kenny Rogers and played by his group on-stage in concerts, this is a Kurzweil K2600X full size (88 weighted keys) keyboard/synthesizer. ALSO included: Original stage-used set list from a Kenny Rogers show (see image). NOTE: This keyboard powers up and some sounds work normally but some do not and it has not been fully tested. We recommend buying this item primarily for memorabilia value while knowing that some repairs may need to be done to make it fully functional.
A state-of-the-art keyboard when it was introduced in the 1990s, it was used by many touring acts for its' versatility, durability, and capability to produce realistic piano, strings, organ and many, many other sounds all part of the built-in 438 preset sounds. Today it remains a very desirable vintage synth.
It was acquired at a sale personally arranged by the Kenny Rogers estate that featured many of his instruments, awards, and other personally-owned items and mementos from his illustrious career. Evidence that this keyboard was part of this sale will be included with purchase. Remember Kenny Rogers (1938-2020) with this unique memorabilia item.
(Excerpts of keyboard review from https://www.vintagesynth.com/kurzweil/k2600.php):
"The K2600 is another amazing monster synthesizer from Kurzweil using their excellent V.A.S.T. synthesis. Truly an elegant synthesizer with a full keyboard of 77 semi-weighted keys (88 full-weighted keys on the K2600X pictured above), 8 real-time sliders, ribbon controller, pitch and mod wheels and total MIDI controllability. The amazing sounds are contained in 12MB of sample ROM, expandable to 44MB using optional sound ROM boards! State-of-the-art sampling is also available on the K2600S, K2600XS and K2500RS with an astonishing 64MB of RAM standard! And that's expandable to 128MB! A 32 track interactive song arranger is also on-board allowing you to create various and complex sequences and songs which can be triggered from a variety of sources. This sequencer is no slacker with pattern, linear, and step recording, cut, copy, paste, advanced groove quantizing, event list editing and other powerful editing tools with up to 16 songs and 16 arrangement tracks. Add stereo outs, eight individual outs, dual SCSI ports, digital I/O and you've got yourself a professional studio-keyboard.
As a synthesizer, the K2600 is likely one of the most professional and superior instruments available. Very programmable, flexible and excellent sounding as you would expect from Kurzweil, following the amazing K2000 and K2500 synths. The V.A.S.T. variable architecture synthesis has 60 DSP functions, 438 preset programs (238 ROM, 200 RAM) and is capable of amazingly realistic acoustic instruments and a diverse range of analog synth sounds and other unique sounds complete with multi-effects and real-time MIDI control.
It has been used by BT, Peter Gabriel and Pink Floyd."
Don't miss this chance to own an instrument owned by Kenny Rogers and played by his band on-stage.
NOTE: This item price does NOT include free shipping to any destination, U.S. or other. It weighs approx. 80 lbs (36 kg) and freight shipping must be paid by buyer. To get a quote for best price shipping on the item to your destination, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Once we reply and you agree to shipping price we will supply a custom online invoice including the required shipping. **NOTE FOR BUYERS OUTSIDE THE U.S.: Customs duties, taxes and any related fees will not be billed as part of the purchase and remain responsibility of purchaser.
Mouse Over to Zoom/Click to Enlarge Photos
- Kurzweil K2600X full size (88 weighted keys) keyboard/synthesizer personally owned by Kenny Rogers and played on-stage with his group
- In VG cosmetic condition with some velcro strips and tape attached. Power cord included.
- Operating condition: Powers up, some sounds play normally but some do not, no broken keys. New battery for internal memory has been installed. NOTE: We recommend buying this item primarily for memorabilia value while knowing that some repairs may need to be done to make it fully functional.
- Evidence that this keyboard was part of Kenny Rogers estate sale included with purchase
- Original stage-used set list from a Kenny Rogers show also included (see image)
- MusicGoldmine Authenticity Guarantee
- Carefully packed and shipped via freight at buyer's expense--please ask for price by emailing your address to email@example.com and we will reply with a shipping quote. (Also see details in red above and please also note all conditions related to international shipments here)