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Trade Regrets

On September 20th, we received the following message from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

Our friends at Amro Music announced the passing of Skip Buss, who left us last night.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Skip Buss

Trade Regrets

On September 19th, industry veteran Tom Wilson passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  Tom was 83 years old.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Tom Wilson

Upfront

The NAMM Foundation has announced  nominees for its 32nd Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards in the categories of Outstanding Technical and Creative Achievement.

Read more: 32nd Annual NAMM TEC Awards Nominees Announced

People

Reverb.com has hired Iain Butterwick (pictured), Manuel Leray and Nick Smethurst as Territory Managers for the UK, France and Australia, respectively, to drive the company’s growth abroad.

Read more: Reverb.com Expands Focus on International Growth

Supplier Scene

Ultimate Support announced that they have partnered with OnTrack Sales for product representation in Minnesota, the Dakotas and Western Wisconsin.

Read more: Ultimate Support Announces Partnership with OnTrack Sales

Supplier Scene

BandLab announced that it has acquired MONO Creators Inc., the San Francisco-based design studio that creates instrument cases, straps, and accessories for gigging musicians.

Read more: BandLab Acquires MONO

Supplier Scene

The TRX Cymbal Co. announced that a selection of TRX handcrafted cymbals are now available from the musiciansfriend.com and guitarcenter.com websites as well as through the in-store kiosks at all 270 Guitar Center locations.

Read more: TRX Cymbals Now Available At Musician’s Friend and GuitarCenter.com

Supplier Scene

2016 Hit Like A Girl Champion Helen De La Rosa will take the stage as a featured performer during the upcoming Percussive Arts Society International Conference (PASIC) in Indianapolis, Indiana. The session, which is sponsored by Hit Like A Girl and PAS, is scheduled to take place on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM. 

Read more: Hit Like A Girl Contest Champion Helen De La Rosa To Perform At PASIC 2016

Upfront

For the first time in the company’s history we have decided to establish Ashdown USA LLC. Effective immediately. We have set up warehousing logistics and service facilities in California to ensure that we provide the best levels of technical and customer service, distribution and support.

Read more: Ashdown Establishes Ashdown USA LLC

Supplier Scene

Bring quartet PUBLIQuartet utilized DPA Microphones' d:vote 4099 Instrument Microphones for Violin and Cello for The Scheherazade Project. Described as a multimedia song cycle inspired by the legendary Persian queen, storyteller and feminist icon Scheherazade, "The Scheherazade Project" is a curated concert that debuted at the New York Electro-Acoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF). The performance, which featured the works of string quartet PUBLIQuartet in conjunction with indie rock duo HOLLANDS and visual artist Amy Khoshbin, spun the collection of tales from the classic "One Thousand and One Nights."

Read more: DPA Microphones Amplifies Multimedia Collaboration During The Scheherazade Project

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