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Supplier Scene

Lone Star Percussion of Dallas, TX, earned a special award from Zildjian at the recent NAMM show in January. 

Read more: Lone Star Percussion Earns Zildjian Award

Upfront

KHS America, home of Jupiter Winds, Mapex Drums, Majestic Percussion, and XO Professional Brass in the U.S. has announced the extension and expansion of their partnership with the Pacific Crest Youth Arts Organization of Diamond Bar, California.

Read more: Jupiter, Mapex Drums, and Majestic Extend Partnership with Pacific Crest Drum

People

ADJ Group has announced that Juan “JC” Faxas has joined the company as audio product director.

Read more: ADJ Group Hires Juan 'JC' Faxas as Audio Product Director

People

In order to maintain the rapidly growing Vandoren Regional Artist (VRA) program, Vandoren has created a new full-time position, hiring bass clarinetist Rebecca Scholldorf as the VRA administrator.

Read more: Vandoren Hires Full-time Regional Artist Administrator

Upfront

D'Addario teamed with the global recycling organization TerraCycle to create Playback, a safe and independent way to recycle instrument strings.

Read more: D'Addario Launches First-Ever Guitar String Recycling Program

Trade Regrets

In late February, we received the following message from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

NAMM past president and longtime music retailer, George Lukas, passed away last month. 

Read more: Trade Regrets: George Lukas

Upfront

Hal Leonard and Homespun celebrated their 20th anniversary of working together at the NAMM 2016 show.

Read more: Hal Leonard & Homespun Celebrate 20 Years Together

Upfront

Industry peers can look forward to the forthcoming Prolight + Sound Guangzhou, which takes place from February 29 to March 3 2016 in Guangzhou.

Read more: Prolight + Sound Guangzhou 2016 Set to Open for Trade

Supplier Scene
Click the link to watch this new video on the making of the Audix D6, showing the production and assembly processes that take place in Wilsonville, Oregon. 

Read more: The Making of the Audix D6

Supplier Scene

Keyboard Concepts of Southern California has been named “Institutional Dealer of the Year” by Yamaha Corporation of America.

Read more: Keyboard Concepts Named ‘Dealer of the Year’ by Yamaha

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