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Trade Regrets

  • Trade Regrets: Dr. Paul Shelden

    Victoria Wasylak | Trade Regrets | May 14, 2020MMR has received confirmation that clarinetist, saxophonist, flutist, conductor, arranger, educator, and Diplomatte Music founder Dr. Paul Shelden passed away on April 17, 2020 in his Long Island home. He was 79. The cause of death was complications due to COVID-19. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Ray Hennig

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | May 3, 2020On May 2, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino sent the following message: Ray Hennig the Texas music retailer who sold Stevie Ray Vaughn his first Fender Stratocaster passed away on April 30 at the age of 91. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Joe Keith

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 30, 2020On April 30 we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Long time music retailer and RPMDA past president Joe Keith passed away yesterday.   Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Ed Boyer

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 9, 2020On April 9, we received the following from NASMD: Today is a sad day for our school music community as we share news that Yamaha's Ed Boyer passed away unexpectedly on April 8th after an accident at his home. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: J.C. Costa

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | March 25, 2020Noted audio/M.I. industry publicist Jean Charles Costa — better known as J.C. Costa — passed away after a lengthy illness on the morning of March 24. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Jim Salzer

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | March 17, 2020On March 16, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino sent the following: Jim Salzer passed away on Saturday after a series of falls, the first of which broke several vertebrae in his neck. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Lynn Sheeley, Jr.

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | March 17, 2020On March 16, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Our former Board member Lynn Sheeley passed away one day after his 98 birthday.  His daughter wrote the following heartwarming email to us: Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Evelyn Brue-Roeder

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | March 3, 2020On March 3, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino shared this sad news about someone featured repeatedly in MMR over the years: Evelyn Brue-Roeder passed away on February 1. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Robert Averwater

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | February 29, 2020On February 28, we received the following news from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: We are saddened by the news that Robert Averwater passed away today in Memphis. He was 94 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: John Gronemeyer

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | February 24, 2020On February 23, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: I recently learned the sad news that John Gronemeyer passed away earlier this month. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Lloyd Schwartz

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | January 29, 2020On the last evening of NAMM 2020, Lloyd Schwartz passed away. He served as Tech 21's “Solutions Architect” for just over 27 years. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Ron Vater

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | January 28, 2020The following was posted on Vater.com: It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of Ron Vater [1/25/1957-1/25/2020]. Read More...
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