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Supplier Scene

Orange Amplification has announced it is the main sponsor of the 15th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards.

Read more: Orange Amplification Announces Metal Hammer Golden Gods Sponsorship

Supplier Scene

Moogfest has unveiled the full event schedule for this year’s four-day festival.

Read more: Moogfest Releases Full Event Schedule

People

After six years of proving to be an integral part of Korg USA’s sales team, Inside Sales Rep, John Passarelli, was recently promoted to Canadian sales manager.

Read more: Passarelli to Head Canadian Sales Division for Korg USA

Trade Regrets

Frank Mingo (also known as Mingo Jones), one of the last living musicians to have played at the renown jazz clubs of Indiana Avenue, passed away this Monday in his home at the age of 88.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Frank Mingo

Supplier Scene

Fulcrum Acoustic has appointed AVA Audio Visual Associates, Inc. (AVA) as their exclusive distribution representative for the Lower Midwest region.

Read more: AVA Named Distribution Representative for Fulcrum Acoustics

People

Following the acquisition of Southampton, UK-based ChamSys Ltd. by Chauvet, Phil Watson will be assuming a new role as director of ChamSys USA, Inc.

Read more: Watson Named Director of ChamSys USA

People

Strengthening the depth of its Pro Audio sales team, KMC has announced the appointment of Derik Deibler to the newly created position of KMC Pro Audio Sales development manager, reporting directly to KMC vice president of Sales James Tsaptsinos.

Read more: KMC Names Deibler Pro Audio Sales Development Manager

Trade Regrets

While there has not yet (as of 12:00 pm ET, April 3) been an official announcement issued by the Roland Corporation, there have been numerous reports that the company’s founder Ikutaro Kakehashi has passed away at the age of 87.

Read more: Trade Regrets: Ikutaro Kakehashi

Upfront

In 1997, Hal Leonard worked with Winona State University to create a scholarship that would honor their founders, the late Harold “Hal” Edstrom, Everett “Leonard” Edstrom, and Roger Busdicker.

Read more: 2017 Marks 20th Year of Hal Leonard Winona State University Scholarship

Supplier Scene

A Ted Baker store in the SoHo district of New York City has installed an Ashly nX4004 four-channel amplifier and an Ashly KLR-2000 amplifier into the location to complement the store’s art gallery collaboration with Pop International Galleries.

Read more: Ted Baker SoHo Installs Ashly Amps

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