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“Overall, the Fly-In was memorable on several levels,” notes NAMM Foundation executive director, Mary Luehrsen, regarding this year’s trip to Washington D.C.

Read more: 2015 NAMM D.C. Fly-In: Largest Advocacy Gathering Yet! >>>

Last Word

We’ve talked about the return to the notion of craft in this space.

Read more: Is Customer Service a Dying Art? >>>


“It’s varied over time, but right now our typical customer is, in fact, a music student taking band or orchestra in school and the parents thereof,” explains Bronstein Music’s Rich Welker in this issue’s Market Profile of the San Francisco/Bay Area region, when asked about his core consumer base.

Read more: The Secret to Success? Adaptability >>>


There’s a famous saying by Alexander Graham Bell – “When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”

Read more: Thunder Road Guitars Takes Seattle By Storm >>>

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Headstock Distribution has become the exclusive distributor of Schlagwerk percussion products in the UK and Ireland. 

Read more: Headstock adds Schlagwerk >>>

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Orange Amplification has added Fleetwood Mac bassist, John McVie, as its latest Ambassador.

Read more: Orange adds Fleetwood Mac bassist >>>

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Timber Tones luxury guitar picks has set up a UK affiliate programme, offering 10 per cent commission on sales. 

Read more: Timber Tones launches affiliate scheme >>>

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Audio specialist FBT Audio has added exclusive UK and Ireland distribution of the JTS Professional microphone range to its roster. 

Read more: FBT adds JTS Professional mics >>>

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JHS has made major strides internationally with its Vintage and Fret King brands, appointing a US distributor in the form of RBI Music in Texas.

Read more: US breakthrough for JHS guitar brands >>>

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Fast-expanding Rosetti continues to add to its growing distribution line-up, bringing Ritter bags into the fold across the UK and Ireland. 

Read more: Rosetti adds another new line >>>

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