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Steve Morse Takes PreSonus on the Road

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 29, 2013

Steve Morse may not be a household name among the younger set but there's hardly a guitarist alive who hasn't been knocked out by his playing. The instrumental group he founded in 1973, the Dixie Dregs, continues to win acclaim and pack halls to this day. But that's hardly enough for Morse, who ranks as one of the busiest men in show business. For the past 15 years, he's also toured and recorded with Deep Purple, as well as his own Steve Morse Band, Angelfire, and his latest project, Flying Colors. 

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Boosey & Hawkes Signs Bela Fleck

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 29, 2013

Boosey & Hawkes, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of two classical works by eminent banjoist Béla Fleck, The Impostor and Night Flight Over Water, to its catalog. Upon signing, Fleck's existing and future classical compositions will now be represented by Boosey & Hawkes.

Says Zizi Mueller, President, Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.: "It is an honor to welcome Béla Fleck into the Boosey & Hawkes family. As an artist who knows no bounds, he approaches disparate musical genres with an informed sense of style while creating something that is truly his own. We are thrilled to add his classical works to our catalog and look forward to a fruitful relationship for years to come."

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Shure Included In Chicago’s ‘101 Best’ Companies to Work For

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 29, 2013

Receiving the accolade for the sixth time, Shure Incorporated has been named one of “Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For” by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). A competition that honors employer excellence, Shure was selected for recognizing its Associates as the Company’s greatest asset and for showcasing best practices across human resources and employee enrichment programs. Shure is the only audio company on the 2013 list and also won the award in 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, and 2012.

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Dean Markley Names Korg UK Distributor

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 26, 2013

Dean Markley International, Ltd has announced that KORG UK is now the exclusive distributor of Dean Markley product throughout the United Kingdom and Eire.

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NAMM Foundation Accepting Applications for 2014 President’s Innovation Award

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 26, 2013

The NAMM Foundation is accepting applications at www.nammfoundation.org for its 2014 President’s Innovation Award to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing careers in the music products industry.

The cash award supports qualified college students’ travel to attend NAMM’s annual global music products trade show in Anaheim, Calif., Jan. 23-26, 2014. At the show, awardees will be invited to participate in a special collegiate program offering information, mentoring and the opportunity to network with industry laureates and professionals.

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Back in the Day…

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Supplier Scene
• July 26, 2013

When not cranking out popular country albums or drunk-driving tractors (Google it...), Glen Campbell sure seems to feel strongly about Ovation guitars - Or at least he did in this 1969 ad.   They're "mighty satisfying!"

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Crafter To Help Tegeler Music Raise Money For Wounded Warriors

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 25, 2013

Iowa’s Tegeler Music has announced plans to donate the proceeds from their third Annual Benefit Concert to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. Proceeds from the concert will be donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), and will support a full range of programs and services for this generation of injured veterans and their families.

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Dallas Sam Ash Music

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 24, 2013

Sam Ash recently celebrated the opening of its new Dallas outlet, the second Sam Ash store in the Texas market.

The new facility features 21,500 square feet of space with plenty of free parking and great highway visibility

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Griffin Tech Adds Mobile Musical Products

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 24, 2013

Griffin Technology, one of the world's foremost creators of accessories for home, mobile and personal technology, is increasing its presence in the music products industry with the introduction of several new accessories for Apple iOS at Summer NAMM 2013 (Booth 938 in Hall B, Nashville Music City Center).

These new products—StudioConnect with Lightning, GuitarConnect Pro, GuitarConnect Cable, MicConnect, and DJConnect—will inspire a new breed of musician that wants to practice, record and perform his or her music anywhere, using the power of an Apple iPad, iPod or iPhone.

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Chauvet DJ Sponsors Promo Only Party at 2013 DJ Expo

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 24, 2013

For the third year in a row, CHAUVET® DJ is the exclusive lighting sponsor of the Promo Only Party and Artist Showcase taking place during The 2013 DJ Expo in Atlantic City. This year’s artist showcase will be held at the House of Blues on Tuesday, August 13.

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Queen Guitarist Brian May Performs at London Train Station with Chauvet Lighting

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  • Supplier Scene
• July 22, 2013

Rock legend Brian May and West End star Kerry Ellis team together for a live performance illuminated with 24 wireless, battery-operated Freedom™ fixtures at the St. Pancras International train station. 

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Updated Basic Guitar Method from Alfred at Summer NAMM

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 21, 2013
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