Trade Regrets

Trade Regrets

On November 12th, we received the following message from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino, alerting us to the passing of industy icon Ken Ingram on November 7th:

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Trade Regrets

On October 15th, NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino sent the following:

Don Banks passed away yesterday at the age of 86.

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Trade Regrets

On October 4th, we received the following from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

In 1946, just a few years after marrying the love of his life, Polly, Dick Ellis opened a small retail music store in Vermont.

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Trade Regrets

On Sunday, September 6, NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino got in touch with the following sad news:

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Trade Regrets

On August 9th we received the following message from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

It's with a heavy heart that I report Bill Tarpley passed away Saturday morning surrounded by his loving family.  

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Trade Regrets

Joe Hume, founder of Hume Music in Kansas, passed away on August 6th.

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Trade Regrets

On August 1, NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino got in touch with the following news:

Ralph Zumpano passed away on July 22 at the age of 92.  

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Trade Regrets

Everett "Vic" Firth passed away on July 26th at the age of 85.

Beginning as the youngest principal timpanist ever for the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Firth designed his own sticks when he felt the ones he had weren't up to par.

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Trade Regrets

On July 17th, we received the following message from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

William Petersen who served as president of the Selmer Corporation from 1975-1990 during a time of great growth, passed away yesterday at the age of 85.

Read more: Trade Regrets: William Petersen

Trade Regrets

On July 1, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino got in touch with the sad news that Henry Wickham passed away on June 29th:

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