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Trade Regrets

  • Music & Arts Mourns the Loss of Kurt Witt

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | June 25, 2021With great sadness, Music & Arts announces the sudden passing of Director of Merchandising Kurt Witt. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Tom Imparato

    Christian Wissmuller | MMR GlobalTrade Regrets | June 18, 2021It is with great sadness that KORG USA (KUSA) shares the news of the passing of a true legend, Tom Imparato, KUSA’s National Service and Facilities Manager.  Read More...
  • Janet D’Addario, Co-Founder of D’Addario & Co., and Former President of Providence House, Dies at 72.

    Christian Wissmuller | MMR GlobalTrade Regrets | June 16, 2021Janet D’Addario, a prodigious creative and philanthropic force throughout the world, and wife of D’Addario Chairman, Jim D’Addario, died on June 14th in her home, surrounded by her entire family. She was 72. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Joan White

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | May 18, 2021On May 18, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino sent the following message: Joan White passed away on Friday, ending a very special musical era in Muncie, Indiana. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Mudge Miller

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | May 16, 2021On May 16, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino shared the following sad news: Mudge Miller’s family informed us that Mudge passed away yesterday.  He was 86 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Larry Peyser

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | May 11, 2021On May 10, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Music industry veteran Larry Peyser passed away on April 25. He was 100 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Arthur Gurwitz

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | May 2, 2021On May 2, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: Former president of Southern Music, Arthur Gurwitz, passed away on Friday. He was 94 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Jim Anastasi

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 26, 2021On April 26, we received the following message from NAMM's Den Del Fiorentino: Veteran trumpet tester Jim Anastasi passed away on April 13. He was 95 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Lee Donais

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 26, 2021On April 26, NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino sent along the following sad news: Long time retailer and former NAMM Board member Lee Donais passed away on Friday. His Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Vinny Testa, 76

    Frank Hammel | Trade Regrets | April 21, 2021OLD BROOKVILLE, NY – Vincent P. Testa, the founder of multiple trade publications and president of Testa Communications, passed away Monday, April 19. The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 76. More details from Testa Communications (www.testa.com): Known to everyone in the industry as Vinny, Testa began his long career in the music […] Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Phil Jost

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 19, 2021On April 19, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: We learned the sad news that long time sale rep and musician Phil Jost passed away on Friday.  He was 71 years old. Read More...
  • Trade Regrets: Millie Detgen

    Christian Wissmuller | Trade Regrets | April 7, 2021On April 7, we received the following from NAMM's Dan Del Fiorentino: It is with a heavy heart that I report the passing of Millie Detgen. Read More...
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