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Trade Regrets

  • Trade Regrets: Scott Summerhays

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | November 25, 2020The Summerhays Family wishes to let Educators, Musicians, Friends and Family know that on November 22nd  Scott Summerhays, the president and CEO of Summerhays Music in Salt Lake City, Utah, passed away  following an illness that he battled privately. He was 55. Scott began working in our family business at an early age.  “I started […] Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Mari Mach

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | October 31, 2020On October 31, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Mari Mach passed away peacefully in Elkhart, Indiana Thursday morning. She was 91 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Edward Van Halen

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | October 6, 2020Eddie Van Halen has passed away at the age of 65 after a long struggle with cancer. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Richie Jones Jr.

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | October 5, 2020On October 5, we received the following message from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Shocking and heartbreaking news from our friends at Mississippi Music that Richie Jones Jr was killed on his motorcycle on the way to church yesterday.  He turned 48 just last week. Read More...
  • Shure Announces Passing of Mark Brunner

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | October 1, 2020The following is a statement from Shure President and CEO Christine Schyvinck:  It is with a heavy heart that I announce the unexpected passing of Mark Brunner on October 1. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Jim Gamble

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | September 9, 2020On September 8 we were sent the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Our friend Jim Gamble confirmed the sads news today that Pro Lighting innovator Michael Paul passed away on August 31.  He was 71 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Dave Olsen

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | September 2, 2020On September 2, NAMM‘s Dan Del Fiorentino sent the following: I am sad to report the passing of Dave Olsen.  Dave passed away today at the age of 65. Dave’s passion for music began when he was eight years old when his mother, who played piano, gave Dave lessons.  He later played French horn for […] Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Manji Suzuki

    Christian Wissmuller | MMR GlobalTrade Regrets | September 2, 2020On September 2, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: It is with a heavy heart that we note the passing of our member and friend Mr. Manji Suzuki. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Phyllis Fender

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | July 23, 2020On July 23 NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino shared the following sad news: Our dear Phyllis Fender passed away yesterday in her home in Fullerton, California, not far from the factory where her late husband made his famous electric guitars.  Read More...
  • 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...
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