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Guitar Center has been expanding its presence nationwide with recent store grand openings in Alexandria, Virginia (January 12), and Goodlettsville, Tennessee (January 19).

Read more: Two New Store Openings for GC

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While at the NAMM Show, Roland Corporation announced several new company positions as part of a comprehensive business plan designed to ensure ongoing expansion and long-term growth.

Read more: Roland Announces New Company Positions

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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. Click here to view the video honoring the 2017 winners, Susan and Jonathan Lipp of Full Compass Systems.

 

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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

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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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