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Trade Regrets

Trade Regrets

On May 23rd, we received the following from Remo, Inc.:

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Fredy Shen, a beloved leader and integral part of the Remo family. 

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On March 12, we received the following message from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino:
It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of Kustom Amp founder, Bud Ross.  

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On March 9th, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino:

I am sorry to report that our industry has lost a pioneer and many (including the NAMM family) have lost a dear friend.  David Leed passed away on March 7.

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On January 31, we received the following news from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: It's with a heavy heart that I report the passing of Stan Kitchen.

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On September 14th, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino:

Music publishing pioneer Ed Murphy passed away on September 1.  

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John Connolly, Jr., founder of Connolly Music Company, passed away on August 26, at the age of 87.  John was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather who was long off the tee and known for his witty (and refreshingly dry) sense of humor.

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On July 29, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino sent along the following sad news:

Tadamichi Fukuda passed away on July 8.  

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Collings Guitars founder and CEO, Bill Collings passed away at the age of 68 on July 14.

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Brian Jemelian provided two decades of distinguished service to Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) and leadership as the company's senior vice president, finance and administration. He died on July 7 in Irvine, California after a brief illness, at the age of 53.

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On Saturday, June 24th, we received the following message from Sammy Ash of Sam Ash Music:

Sad day today for Sam Ash Music and friends in Music Retail and manufacturing. Clyde Miller, a former buyer for the Company and friend of the Family and Staff was found dead on a hiking trail outside of LA.

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