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The lineup for Drum Camp at Musikmesse 2017 (April 5 to 8) is complete. Eight stars of the international drum scene will give daily performances on their original touring sets in the 'Blood, Sweat and Tears Box' – a sound-proof cabin in the middle of Hall 11.0 where visitors can see and hear the musicians really close up.

Read more: Musikmesse 2017 Drum Camp Lineup Announced

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The world’s music products industry gathered in Anaheim, California last week for the annual NAMM Show, and with it, the symphonic harmonies of the industry could be heard echoing across the campus of the Anaheim Convention Center.

Read more: 2017 NAMM Show Attracts Global Music Products Industry

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Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) and Yamaha Motor Corporation USA (YMUS) came together for the second year in a row to showcase the company’s “Revstar garage” concept at the 2017 NAMM Show held January 19-22 in Anaheim, California.

Read more: YCA and YMUS Join to Present ‘One Yamaha’ Revstar Display

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Roland Corporation U.S.'s marketing communications manager Rebecca Eaddy was an honoree at the fifth annual She Rocks Awards.

Read more: Roland's Eaddy Honored at She Rocks Awards

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CAD Audio has appointed On the Road Marketing as sales representative for New England, New York City and Upstate New York.

Read more: CAD Names On the Road Marketing As Rep For New England and New York

Don Johnson Awards

After spending most of 2016 barraged by polarizing politics and the sad news of music legend losses, you may find yourself hard-pressed to hear stories of inspiration. Look no further. MMR is ushering in 2017 by featuring the winners of The Don Johnson Industry Service Award (DJA), Susan and Jonathan Lipp, in a story of generous giving and all that is right with the MI world.

Read more: Susan and Jonathan Lipp - A Partnership of Generosity

People

MusicFirst has announced the expansion of its sales and marketing team with several new positions that will offer additional support and services to music educators.

Read more: MusicFirst Expands Sales & Marketing Team

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During the 2017 Roland International Press Conference, held Wednesday, January 18, 2017, on the eve of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Roland and BOSS presented their second-annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to two monumental figures in music: French composer and keyboardist Jean-Michel Jarre (Roland) and British guitarist Andy Summers (Roland & BOSS), best known for his work as guitarist in legendary rock act The Police.

Read more: Roland and BOSS Present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Jarre and Summers

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Yamaha and Line 6 execs came together at NAMM to announce their expanded relationship with The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

Read more: Yamaha, Line 6 Execs Announce Expanded Collaboration with John Lennon Educational Tour Bus

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König & Meyer (K&M) is supporting Guitars for Vets, a foundation that supports our veterans who turn to music in a time of great need.

Read more: K&M Supports Guitars for Vets

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