American Music & Sound (AM&S) has announced the appointment of Ken Blecher as national sales manager for dBTechnologies.

Read more: AM&S Names Blecher National Sales Manager for dBTechnologies


After three years of steady growth in the U.S., Nuvo has opened the doors of its new sales and distribution center in Boston.

Read more: NUVO opens U.S. Sales and Distribution Center


The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus hits the road this fall to help keep music education strong in six of NAMM Foundation’s Best Communities for Music Education.

Read more: NAMM Foundation Visits Best Communities for Music Education


This year’s Music China is promised to be all-encompassing. Asia’s preeminent trade show, which will open next week from October 14 – 17, features 1,782 exhibitors from 30 countries and regions across 105,000 sqm of exhibition space, the biggest ever to date.

Read more: Music China - This Week!


KMC Music ( recently announced that parent company JAM Industries ( has acquired Rhythm Tech (  The acquisition, completed last month, makes KMC Music the sole United States distributor of Rhythm Tech percussion products and accessories, according to KMC Music president Mark Terry. 

Read more: KMC Music is Now Exclusive U.S. Distributor of Rhythm Tech

Supplier Scene

St. Louis Music has experienced wonderful growth this year and has recently made new additions to its senior management team to help guide the company’s expansion. 

Read more: Expanded SLM Management Team Gather for First Strategy Meeting

Supplier Scene

Nord keyboardist, Isamu McGregor, toured North America with Grammy award-winning artist Colbie Caillat during her “Girls Night Out, But Boys Can Come Too” tour.

Read more: McGregor, Nord Artist, Tours With Colbie Caillat


Riversong Guitars hosted the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, at their guitar manufacturing facility to show him their patent-pending and multi-award winning Neck and Body System guitar design.

Read more: Canada’s Prime Minister Visits Riversong Guitars

Trade Regrets

On October 4th, we received the following from NAMM’s Dan Del Fiorentino:

In 1946, just a few years after marrying the love of his life, Polly, Dick Ellis opened a small retail music store in Vermont.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Dick Ellis

Supplier Scene

In September, Tom Bedell participated in the World Forestry Congress in Durban, South Africa.

Read more: Tom Bedell Speaks Out About Conservation and Forestry Issues

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