Archive for January, 2012

MoMM’s Roots Of Reeds Exhibit

MoMM’s Roots Of Reeds Exhibit

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

NAMM Foundation’s The Museum of Making Music chronicles the global development of reed instruments in its temporary exhibition, Roots of Reeds. The history of reed instruments dates back centuries and touches many countries and cultures. The exhibition presents an overview of reed instruments and explores their ancient roots in the Middle East, Persia and Asia, [...]

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MakeMusic Completes Acquisition Of Recordare Assets

MakeMusic Completes Acquisition Of Recordare Assets

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

MakeMusic, Inc., has completed the acquisition of selected assets of Recordare LLC, the Internet music publishing and software company. Under the terms of the agreement, MakeMusic purchased the MusicXML open format and Dolet software technology, including copyrights, source code and trademarks. Recordare Founder and MusicXML inventor Michael Good assumed the role of Director of Digital [...]

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Sabian Celebrates 30-Year Heritage

Sabian Celebrates 30-Year Heritage

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The introduction of AAX and HHX modern cymbal lines. The early signing of endorsers like Larry Londin, Phil Collins and Harvey Mason, and the Signature series of cymbals that followed. The first “sonically matched” professional-level box sets in the industry. These are only a few of the landmarks in a 30-year history that saw Sabian, [...]

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Korg USA’s Diana Cecchini Earns Achievement Award

Korg USA’s Diana Cecchini Earns Achievement Award

| January 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Korg USA’s Diana Cecchini was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award and inducted into the Class of 2011 in the inaugural CFO of the Year Awards program. The program was presented by Long Island Business News, a business news source that highlights the importance of the contributions, outstanding performance and accomplishments of Long Island’s (NY) [...]

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Hartley Peavey: How He Did It

Hartley Peavey: How He Did It

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Inc. magazine profiled the story of music and audio innovator Hartley Peavey in a recent installment of “How I Did It.” Peavey is the Founder, CEO and sole Owner of Peavey Electronics Corp. Peavey built the company from the ground up into a recognized technological presence. Since building his first guitar amplifier in 1957, Peavey [...]

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Gibson Creates Pro Audio Division, Acquires Stanton Assets

Gibson Creates Pro Audio Division, Acquires Stanton Assets

| January 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

As part of its continued expansion as a brand, Gibson Guitar recently announced the creation of its pro audio division through the acquisition of the platform assets of the Stanton Group. One of the oldest and most widely recognized designers and marketers of audio products, Stanton Group is comprised of KRK Systems, Cerwin-Vega! and Stanton [...]

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ConventionTV@NAMM Jan. 22, 2012 (Day 4)

ConventionTV@NAMM Jan. 22, 2012 (Day 4)

| January 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

ConventionTV@NAMM Day 4 at The NAMM Show 2012 in Anaheim California! Testa’s ConventionTV delivers the late-breaking news and product introductions NAMM attendees need to know. Featuring Melora Donaghue on the show floor and Jill Nicolini in the studio, ConventionTV is produced by the staff of the Music & Sound Retailer and made possible by its [...]

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When Times Get Tough

When Times Get Tough

| January 19, 2012 | 2 Comments

By Rebecca Apodaca With a degree in music and a certification in Musical Instrument Repair, I founded A & D Music in 1978. It began as a school rental and repair shop. The name is a combination of my last name, Apodaca, and my daughter’s maiden name, Davis. We built dealer agreements with the largest [...]

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New Year’s  Resolutions For Your Website

New Year’s Resolutions For Your Website

| January 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

By David Hall, Vice President Sales and Marketing, Pro-Active Websites The end of 2011 means a fresh start in a new year filled with possibilities. Many people make personal resolutions that vary from quitting smoking to spending more time with the family to starting a fitness routine. Although it’s great to take steps to improve [...]

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Put Your Customer In The Picture

Put Your Customer In The Picture

| January 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

By Gene Fresco OK, 2012 is here. Let’s do it right this time. Let’s make 2012 the best year we have ever had, in spite of the wailing about how bad the economy is and how deeply in debt our politicians have gotten our country. I have said many times that if you don’t ask [...]

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