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MMR Visits Gruhn Guitars’ New Nashville Location in Nashville

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  • Upfront
• July 18, 2013
MMR editor Christian Wissmuller chats with Nashville legend George Gruhn to talk about the cherished store's move this year. {youtube}e7ZmndoU6TI{/youtube} Read More...

Steinway Completes Bond Redemption

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 16, 2013
Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: LVB) has announced that it has completed its previously announced redemption of $67.5 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7% Senior Notes due 2014.  With the completion of this transaction, Steinway has repurchased or redeemed all of its long-term debt. Read More...

NAMM Introduces New Executive Committee Member and Positions

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  • Upfront
• July 15, 2013

The NAMM executive committee enjoys a smooth succession welcoming a new member, honoring its outgoing chairman, and announcing new appointments during Summer NAMM. The announcements were made Saturday, July 13 during the annual summer board meeting held in Nashville.

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SLM’s Chris Meikle and Mark Ragin at the Show

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 12, 2013
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Harvey Levy of Levy’s Leathers in Nashville

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 12, 2013
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Korg’s Joe Castronovo at SNAMM

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 12, 2013
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Summer NAMM: Industry Insight

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 12, 2013

“These are iconic heroes of mine, and to have all of them on stage here tonight is wonderful,” declared a genuinely giddy Joe Lamond, CEO/president of NAMM on Thursday night at the Davidson Ballroom in Music City Center.  And while what followed was projected to be 60 minutes of, “Insight: Hard-Earned Wisdom,” from pretty much the biggest collection of straight-shooters in the business, it would veer off a bit and became 90 minutes that included odes to the an industry that that the panel so clearly loves, much to the audience’s delight.

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Just Four Percussionists Hangin’ at Summer NAMM…

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 11, 2013
Future Man, Don Gardner, Bernard "Pretty" Purdie, and NAMM's Joe Lamond talk shop at the Music City Center on Thursday in Nashville… Read More...

Gibson Providing Educational Workshops at Summer NAMM

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 11, 2013
Learn Guitar Maintenance from the Experts at the Gibson Booth Because Gibson wants to help all guitar players get the most enjoyment out of their instruments, expert luthiers and guitar techs will be presenting short, highly informative workshops on setup, maintenance, and other guitar-related tips during Summer NAMM. Each day, scheduled workshops will cover the […] Read More...

Annual D’Addario Summer NAMM Party

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 11, 2013
Co-presidents Rick Drumm and John D'Addario III with artist relations representative Tom Spaulding at Wednesday night's pre-NAMM bash.   As usual, the food, drinks, and generous giveaways (strings, drumsticks, tuners, et cetera) made this shin-dig a tough party to top… Read More...

And So it Begins…

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 10, 2013
Set-up day in the shiny new Music City Center in Nashville, home to Summer NAMM 2013… Read More...

Line 6 Expands Distribution Partnership with Hal Leonard

Christian Wissmuller •
  • Upfront
• July 8, 2013

Line 6, Inc. has announced an expanded distribution agreement with Hal Leonard Corporation, the world’s largest music print publisher and digital content provider. Effective immediately, Hal Leonard will provide a comprehensive array of Line 6 solutions for musicians using live sound, recording and performing guitarists, and recreational musicians.

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