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Vnewsletter – December 18, 2013

Vnewsletter – December 18, 2013

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Vnewsletter ‘Unwraps’ the Holiday Season’s Hottest News Hosted by Jill Nicolini Yamaha Adds A New Strings Facility AES Names Dr. Sean Olive As President Harman Breaks Ground On Technology Center ESP Guitars Opens First U.S.-Based Factory PreSonus User Conference A Big Success KHS To More Effectively Administer MAP … and much more! December 18, 2013 [...]

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Vnewsletter – November 29, 2013

Vnewsletter – November 29, 2013

| November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

And Now, The Music & Sound Award Nominees Are… Hosted by Jill Nicolini CHAUVET DJ Launches CHAUVET DJ Academy Conn-Selmer’s Summerfest Big Band Camp Strukture Partners With D’Addario Canada Nomad Is KHS America’s Newest Brand Metropolitan Museum of Art Acquires Custom PRS Guitar The Music & Sound Awards Are Coming Your Way … and much [...]

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Vnewsletter – November 20, 2013

Vnewsletter – November 20, 2013

| November 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Lesser Publicized Products Grab the Spotlight Hosted by Jill Nicolini Harman Makes Important Acquisition PMC Executive Committee Adds Montgomery-Clark Peavey’s Super-Cool Guitar Giveaway ADJ, American Lighting Reach Settlement The Retailer Salutes Lesser-Publicized Products Guitar Center’s Brooklyn Store Hosts Mega-Party … and much more! November 20, 2013 | Episode No. 167 | Run time: 00.10:21 Vnewsletter Sign-up [...]

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Pro-Active/Cutting-Edge Moves To Mission-Critical Data Centers

Pro-Active/Cutting-Edge Moves To Mission-Critical Data Centers

| November 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

On October 9, as previously reported by The Music & Sound Retailer, a data center fire caused an outage of service for Pro-Active Websites and Cutting-Edge Solutions. Bill Walzak, CEO and President, commented, “Immediately after the recovery, our staff studied enormous amounts of research on where and how leading financial and commodity markets house their [...]

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Vnewsletter – October 30, 2013

Vnewsletter – October 30, 2013

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gibson Brands Makes Acquisition Moves Hosted by Jill Nicolini Ukulele Fest Marks Best In Music’s Anniversary Korg USA Now Distributing Ashdown Engineering Yamaha Entertainment Group’s Major Donation Alfred Music Supplies Music Curriculum, Performance Music Chauvet Establishes Major West Coast Presence Gibson Intends To Acquire Cakewalk … and much more! October 30, 2013 | Episode No. [...]

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Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

Apodaca ‘Ministers’ Customer Service

| October 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many who believe that music store owners are unprecedented in the lengths to which they will go for good customer service. When 28-year-old longtime customer Carras Paton called Rebecca Apodaca of Laguna Hills CA-based A & D Music Inc. to discuss his wedding, she thought he needed to rent a PA. What he [...]

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Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

Hoggtowne Music’s Big Apple Experience

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

D’Addario congratulates Joe and Melonie Dorsey of Hoggtowne Music (Gainesville FL), who were the lucky winners of an all-expenses-paid custom VIP trip to New York NY. As part of the grand prize, they attended a jazz performance by the Freddy Cole Quartet with Harry Allen, an NYC Rock ‘n’ Roll Tour through the East Village, [...]

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Vnewsletter – October 23, 2013

Vnewsletter – October 23, 2013

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

And The Music & Sound Award Goes To… Hosted by Jill Nicolini ADJ Hits The Road Sabian Announces Cymbal Vote 2014 Asterope’s Nationwide Dealer Tour PreSonus Acquires Notion Experience PRS Boasts Huge Success The Music & Sound Awards Return … and much more! October 23, 2013 | Episode No. 165 | Run time: 00.10:58 Vnewsletter Sign-up [...]

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28th Annual Music & Sound Awards

28th Annual Music & Sound Awards

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the 2014 Winter NAMM in Anaheim, The Music & Sound Retailer will present the 28th Annual Music & Sound Awards.  As you know, a Music & Sound Award is the industry’s most prestigious award, and the only award based on a poll of every American dealer and manufacturer; it is the only award that [...]

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A Closer Look At The Tegeler Music Benefit Concert

A Closer Look At The Tegeler Music Benefit Concert

| October 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

In the September issue’s Music & Sound Independent Retailer section, we provided a brief wrap-up of Clinton IA-based Tegeler Music’s 3rd Annual Benefit Concert, which took place over Labor Day weekend on August 31 and September 1. The proceeds are being donated to the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), which supports a full range of [...]

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