News

Upfront

Jody Espina, founder and president of JodyJazz Inc., recently had the opportunity to visit Cuba and spread the word about JodyJazz saxophone mouthpieces among some of the country’s leading saxophone players.

Read more: Taking JodyJazz to Cuba

Upfront

The Audio Engineering Society (AES) has begun to set the stage for the 141st International Convention which will return to the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, September 29 – Sunday, October 2, 2016, with the Exhibition running Thursday, September 29 – Saturday, October 1.

Read more: AES Announces Dates, Committee Members for 141st Convention in L.A.

People

The Music People (TMP) is proud to welcome Autumn Marshall as senior VIP sales account manager, as of May 2.

Read more: TMP Names Marshall Senior VIP Sales Account Manager

Upfront

Recognizing the dramatic growth of Noteflight as both a notation product and digital music delivery technology for the industry, Noteflight and Hal Leonard have announced an expansion of the Noteflight leadership team.

Read more: Noteflight Announces Expanded Leadership Team

Supplier Scene

Alesis Command KitAlesis announced that they are bringing their Alesis Drum Lab to the Chicago Drum Show, May 21-22, 2016.

Read more: Alesis Exhibits Latest Electronic Drum Kits

Trade Regrets
 

Remo Belli 88, the founder and CEO of Remo Inc., passed away on the afternoon of April 25th at the age of 88.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Remo D. Belli

People

As part of Korg USA’s ongoing plan for strategic growth, the company has announced the promotion of industry veteran James Sajeva to director of Technology Brands for Korg USA, Inc.

Read more: Korg USA Names Sajeva Director of Technology Brands

Upfront

Guitar Center recently announced the grand opening of its newest retail location, a state-of-the-art musical instrument and technology center covering 11,000 square feet in Selden, NY.

Read more: GC Opens New Location in N.Y., Closes Store in Indiana

People

Robert Wilson of Sound Technology was awarded an Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Prince Charles during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on the 24th February 2016.

Read more: Sound Technology’s Wilson Receives MBE

Supplier Scene

Joining the chorus of countless, adoring fans around the globe, Yamaha mourns the sudden and unexpected loss of Prince, considered to have been one of the most innovative, inventive and engaging artists ever.

Read more: Yamaha Mourns Loss of Prince

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