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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

People

Eastern Acoustic Works (EAW) has named Louie King marketing & communications manager. King is tasked with managing EAW’s worldwide marketing initiatives including advertising, branding, communications and digital marketing. 

Read more: EAW Names King Marketing & Communications Manager

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At the Annual Meeting of Members at The 2017 NAMM Show, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) welcomed eight new board members to the organization’s Board of Directors. Each board member will serve a three-year term and provide oversight and direction to the organization and its charitable arm, The NAMM Foundation.

Read more: NAMM Welcomes New Board Members and Honors those Completing Their Term

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Legendary Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry was awarded the Les Paul Award at the 2017 TEC Awards ceremony on Saturday.

Read more: Perry Receives Les Paul Award

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