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Every year since 2009, MMR has recognized significant figures in the world of MI who have contributed in meaningful ways to the advocacy of music education at the community and local levels with the Don Johnson Industry Service Award, named in honor of former editor Don Johnson, who passed away in 2008.

Supplier Scene
FingerWeights™ Global to introduce its new FingerWeight product at the 2017 Winter NAMM Show being held at the Anaheim Convention Center, January 19-22.  

Read more: FingerWeights Global Introduces Training Product at NAMM

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Eastman Music Company has announced that they have made a significant investment in Backun Musical Services, manufacturer of clarinets and woodwind accessories. This investment builds upon the existing Eastman distribution of Backun products to dealers in North America.

Read more: Eastman Partners with Backun

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On Thursday, Drum Workshop, Inc., appointed Hal Leonard as their exclusive U.S. representative of their Gretsch, Gibraltar, KAT, Percussion Plus and CB Percussion lines.

Read more: New Deal in Place Between Hal Leonard and DW

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Chauvet DJ's Albert Chauvet (right) received the Dealers' Choice Award trophies for "DJ Line of the Year" and "Lighting Line of the Year" from MMR's Terry Lowe (left) on Thursday afternoon.

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SABIAN president/CEO Andy Zildjian addresses the crowd at Thursday morning's press conference.

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BOSS announced during Winter NAMM 2017 that a partnership is in the works between BOSS and Strandberg guitars.

Read more: Partnership Between BOSS and Strandberg Announced

Supplier Scene

LPD Music International, announced the appointment of sole distribution of Australian guitar line, Maton Guitars, in the U.S.A. LPD will be the exclusive U.S. distributor for these quality, handmade guitars.

Read more: LPD Music International Appointed Sole Distribution of Maton Guitars in the U.S.A.

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Fender's Justin Norvell at the Wdnesday Custom Shop event in Anaheim.

 

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MMR's Matt King with Yorkville Sound's Tim Marshall at Yorkville's pre-NAMM bash on Wednesday night.

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