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Beginning on July 20 at the Sam Ash location in Canoga Park, California, guitarist, composer and author Jennifer Batten will embark on a 26-city tour that includes a full demonstration of Fishman’s award-winning TriplePlay™ Wireless MIDI Guitar Controller.

Read more: Fishman and Sam Ash Partner For Jennifer Batten TriplePlay Clinic Tour >>>

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Music City Center will fill with the sweet sounds of live music as Summer NAMM returns to Nashville, July 9-11. 

Read more: Ready for Summer NAMM? >>>

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JAZZed magazine, the premier magazine for jazz educators, jazz professionals and jazz enthusiasts, is pleased to announce the launch of JazzFestivalsWorldwide.com, an internet database site for jazz festivals around the world.

Read more: Introducing JazzFestivalsWorldwide.com >>>

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Musical Innovations, a South-Carolina based school music retailer nationally recognized for its contributions to music education, hosted a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for its new Musical Innovations Conservatory (“MIC”) earlier this month at its main location, 150-G Tanner Road at Butler, Greenville.

Read more: Secretary of Education Riley Headlines, Teachers Honored at Musical Innovations Grand Opening >>>

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DR Strings has released a new video, which details its history, products, and commitment to the highest standards of American made materials and manufacturing.

Read more: New Company Video from DR Strings >>>

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KMC Music (www.kmcmusic.com) has announced that Absara Audio LLC has appointed the company to serve as the exclusive United States distributor of Supro amplifiers (www.suprousa.com), the iconic line of guitar amps.

Read more: KMC Music Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Supro >>>

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Hit Like A Girl is proud to announce that all seven videos— along with transcriptions of excerpts of the drum parts— from the winners in the upper and lower age divisions of the 2015 Hit Like A Girl contest for female drummers are now available as a free lesson pack exclusively on the Drum Guru App. The Hit Like A Girl 2015 pack can be downloaded, accessed and viewed by anyone who has the popular Drum Guru App on their Apple or Android mobile device.

 

Read more: Drum Guru Releases Hit Like A Girl Lesson Pack >>>

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Executives, management, and staff at the Korg USA Inc. Melville, NY headquarters participated in Long Island’s largest Casual Friday to help Long Island Cares (LI Cares) raise $50,000 to assist neighbors in need.

Read more: Korg USA Supports Long Island Cares’ 2015 Initiative >>>

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JodyJazz Inc announced the completion of a major expansion of its premises in Savannah, GA including additional factory space and new offices. Owing to significant growth over the past few years, the company was in urgent need of additional manufacturing capacity and increased office space to house additional staff. The ensuing expansion has resulted in the tripling of its overall square footage.
 

Read more: JodyJazz Completes Major Factory & Office Expansion >>>

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In 2015, the NAMM Foundation will invest $600,000 in grant funding into 17 global music making programs. This year’s list of grant recipients includes community, national and industry-based organizations that provide access to quality music education and increase interest and participation in making music across the lifespan.

Read more: NAMM Foundation Grants $600,000 to Global Nonprofit Music Making and Music Education Programs >>>

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