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ESP and Takamine Announce U.S. Partnership

ESP Guitars and Takamine Guitars have announced a partnership in which Takamine instruments will be available exclusively through ESP and selected dealers in the U.S. This new distribution partnership began in March 2015.

“This is a momentous leap forward for both ESP and Takamine,” says Matt Masciandaro, president and CEO of the ESP Guitar Company. “The new agreement between ESP and Takamine allows ESP to offer one of the world’s most respected acoustic guitar brands to our dealers and customers, and gives Takamine the kind of sales distribution and marketing support that this fine brand merits.”

Alain Boublil Tours Hal Leonard

Hal Leonard was honored to host famed lyricist and librettist Alain Boublil at its Milwaukee headquarters on March 6th.

The world’s longest-running musical, Les Miz is an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. The show made its debut in 1985, and Hal Leonard has represented it in print for nearly as long.

Hosa Names Audio Geer Rep of the Year

Hosa Technology is pleased to announce that it has named Audio Geer as its 2014 Rep of the Year award winner. This year’s winner is recognized for exceptional performance with two of the company’s core product lines: Hosa Technology and Mogan Microphones. The two awards were presented at one of the company’s functions during the recent Winter NAMM Show.

Samick Names Johnston Western Sales Manager

Samick Music Corporation, Inc. (SMC) has announced the appointment of Mike Johnson as Western sales manager of the company’s Musical Instrument Division.

In his new role, Johnson will have the responsibility of managing sales in the Western U.S. and will be directly involved in the development of new products, utilizing over 40 years of experience in the music industry.

MMRs Davis Contributes to Whos on First

Retired MMR publisher Sid Davis was a contributor to a recent book published by SABR (Society of American Baseball Research), Who’s on First: Replacement Players in World War II, covering major league players who made their entrance into the league during the four seasons in which the U.S. was in the second World War.  Davis authored a biography of Butch Nieman, a hard-hitting outfielder for the Boston Braves during that period. 

Trade Regrets: Layton V. Rawlins

Layton V. Rawlins was the founder of Rawlins Piano Company in Southern California and a veteran of the piano industry. Rawlins witnessed many of the biggest changes within the piano business over his 50 plus year career.

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GEAR OF THE WEEK
Ted Klum Mouthpieces

Ted Klum Mouthpieces is announcing their new production line models with the introduction of their Classic and Contemporary Model Alto sax mouthpieces. The Classic Model Alto is made from top quality German ebonite and is available in the most popular tip opening sizes of 5, 6, 7 & 8. The Contemporary Model Alto is a high baffle, bullet chamber design, machined from Brass, hand finished, and Gold-plated. Available in sizes 6, 7, 8 & 9, the Contemporary Model is distinguished by the evenness throughout the registers. These are currently available at select Sam Ash locations.

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DAddario Select Jazz Alto Saxophone Mouthpieces

D’Addario’s Select Jazz mouthpieces are available in the three most popular facing models: 5, 6, and 7. Select Jazz Mouthpieces combine vintage design with modern production techniques, providing classic sound and response with even intonation across the entire range of the saxophone.

Select Jazz Mouthpieces retail for $240.

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