News

At The NAMM Show: A Traffic Alert

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• January 23, 2019
On Thursday, January 24 from 5–7:00p.m., a demonstration by Local Union 11/Unite Here will take place at the corners of Harbor Blvd. and Katella. Read More...

Music for All Announces Ensembles Invited to Participate in National Festival

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 23, 2019
71 concert bands, orchestras, choirs, percussion ensembles, and chamber ensembles have been selected to perform at the 28th annual Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, March 14 to 16, 2019 in Indianapolis. Ensembles were selected following a recorded audition process. Read More...

Jerry and Sammy Ash of Sam Ash Music Corp.:2019 Recipients of MMR’s Annual Don Johnson Industry Service Award

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Don Johnson Awards
  • January 2019
• January 23, 2019
Each year since 2009, Musical Merchandise Review has singled out an individual (or, occasionally, individuals) to receive the Don Johnson Industry Service Award – an honor created to celebrate and memorialize the life and legacy of our former editor. The award spotlights those within MI who are going the extra mile to not only succeed in business, but also to excel as people by working to better their communities and support the culture of music and music education. Read More...

Martin pre-NAMM Product Launch

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Upfront
• January 23, 2019
Chris Martin of C.F. Martin & Co. speaks at the company's booth on Wednesday, the afternoon before Day One of the 2019 NAMM Show. Read More...

Trade Regrets: SLM’s Robert E. Lee

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Featured
  • Trade Regrets
• January 22, 2019
We received the following from St. Louis Music (SLM) on Tuesday, January 22: It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Robert E. Lee, a 30 plus year music industry veteran, has passed away. Read More...

Proamp and IQS Strings Share Artists Scheduled to Perform at their Winter NAMM Booth

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 21, 2019
Proamp and IQS Strings have shared their schedule for artists performing at their booth at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, California this week. Read More...

Amptweaker Launches Custom Pedal Shop

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 21, 2019
Amptweaker has launched a custom shop and also announced that pedal lovers can order fully custom Double Jr pedals. Read More...

QSC Premieres ‘Play Out Loud’ At Winter NAMM

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 21, 2019
QSC, LLC will premiere its global campaign “Play Out Loud” at this year’s Winter NAMM Show, taking place in Anaheim, California. Read More...

CHAUVET DJ Wins Sixth Straight Dealers’ Choice Award

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 18, 2019
CHAUVET DJ has again been named Lighting Line of the Year in the 2018 MMR Dealers’ Choice Awards. This marks the sixth consecutive year that the company has received this honor, which is based on voting by dealers across the U.S. Read More...

Rhythm X Joins the Promark Drumsticks Artist Roster

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 18, 2019
D’Addario & Co. has announced the addition of WGI Ensemble Rhythm X to the Promark Drumsticks family, in addition to their Evans Drumheads and D’Addario Accessories endorsement. Read More...

ADJ Group Names Short Global PR & Communications Manager

Christian Wissmuller •
  • People
• January 18, 2019
The ADJ Group is pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Eddie Short as its new PR and Communications Manager. Read More...

Mapex Partners with Jimmy Pemberton Supporting ‘Benny Beats’ Animated Series

Victoria Wasylak •
  • Supplier Scene
• January 17, 2019
Mapex Drums has announced a new partnership with Boston-based drummer and creator Jimmy Pemberton. Read More...

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