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  • Joe Lamond and Skip Maggiora at NAMM

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 24, 2014NAMM president & CEO Joe Lamond with Skip Maggiora of Skip's Music at Thursday night's Chairman's Reception in Anaheim. Read More...
  • Remo Focuses on Growing Music Therapy Industry

    hoff | Upfront | January 23, 2014

    Remo will soon be exploring new distribution channels outside of the traditional music industry, announced the company's president, Brock Kaericher, at the annual Remo international sales meeting Thursday.

    “We've realized that the drum is an effective tool for caregivers,” said Kaericher.

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  • Roland’s Nunney Receives Dealers’ Choice Award

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 23, 2014Kim Nunney, president & CEO of Roland U.S. accepts the MMR Dealers' Choice Award for "Pro Digital Piano Line of the Year" (The Roland FP-80) on Wednesday night in Anaheim. Read More...
  • Larry Thomas & Sammy Ash at Fender’s pre-NAMM Bash

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 23, 2014Fender CEO Larry Thomas with Sammy Ash, COO of Sam Ash Music Corp. at Wednesday night's pre-NAMM party hosted by FMIC. Read More...
  • NAMM Video: The Roland FA-08

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  • Kala’s Rick Carlson Introduces New Gear

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  • Hohner’s Airboard at the 2014 NAMM Show

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  • Hohner at Media Preview, NAMM 2014

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  • MDA ‘Show and Tell’ Event

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 22, 2014

    “The face time you get with people, the quality of the interaction, it’s just great,” says Jon Harris of Harris Teller about Tuesday’s annual Music Distributor Association’s “Meet and Sell” event.  “This is worth two days at NAMM.”

     President of the MDA Ellen J. Cavanaugh was also pleased with how the day went.  “We had ten new members and over 100 people participating,” she said. (She is also executive vp of The Cavanaugh Company.)

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  • Fender’s Allen Abbassi at Media Preview, NAMM 2014

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 22, 2014Fender product specialist Allen Abbassi discussed new models for 2014 celebraing the 60th anniversary of the Stratocaster. Read More...
  • Conn Selmer Names O’Neal Ludwig Category Manager

    Christian Wissmuller | People | January 22, 2014

    Conn Selmer recently added Timothy O'Neal to the Ludwig Marketing team in the position of category manager (Combo), effective immediately. O'Neal will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of combo product marketing strategies. In addition he will lead and develop marketing materials, training, and merchandising closely working with internal sales team and dealers. Tim will also manage the world class global artist roster and endorsements.

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  • Music Sales Acquires Éditions Alphonse Leduc

    Christian Wissmuller | Upfront | January 20, 2014

    The Music Sales Group has completed an acquisitions of family-run French publisher Éditions Alphonse Leduc.

    Founded in 1842, Éditions Alphonse Leduc started by specialising in piano tutors then expanded to acquire operatic works by Rossini, Bellini, Weber and Meyerbeer, as well as pieces by Clémenti, Hummel, Weber and Onslow and a famous piano tutor by Viguerie.

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