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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.  

Read more: Trade Regrets: Ralph Zumpano >>>

Upfront

SABIAN has appointed St. Louis Music (SLM) as a partner in distribution in the United States, effective September 1st, 2015.

Read more: SABIAN Announces Partnership with SLM >>>

Upfront

Hal Leonard Corporation is partnering with PraiseCharts, a leading online resource for contemporary praise & worship sheet music for churches, to make PraiseCharts content available to music dealers worldwide in both printed publications and via Hal Leonard’s popular Digital Retailer Program.

Read more: Hal Leonard Announces 
Partnership with PraiseCharts >>>

Supplier Scene

Have you been looking for an excuse to buy that Weber instrument you’ve been eyeing?

Read more: Free K&K Upgrade on any new Weber Order in August >>>

People

Conn-Selmer, Inc. has announced the addition of Jeffrey Miller to the company effective August 3 in the position of VP Operations reporting to John Stoner CEO/president.

Read more: Conn-Selmer Names Miller VP of Operations >>>

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.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Vic Firth >>>

Supplier Scene

Gold Jackson Enterprises, makers of GJ2 Guitars, have reached an agreement with Premier Builders Guild to become the dominant vendor for the USA production of Fano Guitars.

Read more: GJ2 Guitars Expand OEM Business With Fano Guitars >>>

Supplier Scene

The Chauvet DJ team is looking for DJs who want to have a frightfully good time being a part of the annual Halloween video produced by the company’s marketing team.

Read more: Chauvet DJ Halloween Scream Test >>>

People

As part of its continued expansion, Roland Corporation U.S. has augmented its team with new appointments in sales, management, support and HR.

Quynh (pronounced "Quinn") Nguyen has been appointed as senior human resources manager. 

Read more: Roland Further Expands U.S. Team >>>

People

Korg USA Inc. welcomes Jon Bingham to their field sales team as the new sales representative for the Southwest territory (California/Nevada/Arizona/Hawaii).

Read more: Korg Adds Bingham to Sales Team >>>

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