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Trade Regrets

  • 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...
  • 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...
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