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Greene Music Sold To Music Exchange, CEO Mike Greene Retires

Greene Music Sold To Music Exchange, CEO Mike Greene Retires

| November 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Mike Greene, longtime owner of San Diego CA’s Greene Music, is retiring effective January 2015, having sold the music store that bears his family name to Music Exchange, a multi-location retailer based in northern California. Music Exchange has agreed to keep Greene Music’s current sales team intact.   “If being surrounded by a team […]

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Jackson Guitars, The Music Zoo Host Clinic Featuring Megadeth Bassist

Jackson Guitars, The Music Zoo Host Clinic Featuring Megadeth Bassist

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jackson guitars and The Music Zoo (Roslyn NY) hosted a clinic featuring Megadeth’s David Ellefson and Chris Broderick, who discussed their Jackson signature bass and guitar models on November 12 at the Music Zoo: one of Long Island NY’s most prominent music retailers. The intimate event also commemorated Ellefson’s 50th birthday, and featured performances and storytelling […]

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QSC Joins The Omacro.com Reseller Product Network

QSC Joins The Omacro.com Reseller Product Network

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

QSC has announced it is now part of the omacro.com Reseller Product Network, offering QSC dealers the ability to get the most up-to-date product and pricing information in a timely and recognizable format. Developed by a team of manufacturing and retail-management professionals, omacro.com is a free, social, Web-based platform that allows QSC to enter data one time […]

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Craig Denny Promoted To VP, Band & Orchestra

Craig Denny Promoted To VP, Band & Orchestra

| November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

St. Louis Music has announced the promotion of Craig Denny to the newly created position of Vice President, Band & Orchestra. In this new role, Denny will be focusing band and orchestra instruments and accessories into one division, adding to an already impressive list of duties. “Craig has shown a ‘do what it takes’ attitude […]

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GC News: Pratt Departs, Retailer Names New President And CEO

GC News: Pratt Departs, Retailer Names New President And CEO

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center has announced that its Board of Directors appointed Darrell Webb to be the company’s new President and CEO, effective today. Webb, an executive with experience growing multiple retail businesses, was recruited by the Board to lead Guitar Center as the company looks to capitalize on its growth prospects. Webb replaces former CEO Mike […]

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CHAUVET DJ’s Funfetti Confetti Launcher

CHAUVET DJ’s Funfetti Confetti Launcher

| November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

CHAUVET DJ’s Funfetti Confetti Launcher sends a shower of confetti streaming down on a crowd or stage. Unlike many confetti launchers, it does not require CO₂ or compressed air to run – just add confetti. It blasts out a torrent of confetti that can cover an area as large as 540 square feet. It has […]

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Yamaha’s GC1TA TransAcoustic Grand Piano

Yamaha’s GC1TA TransAcoustic Grand Piano

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha is now shipping the GC1TA grand piano equipped with Yamaha’s “TransAcoustic” technology, which is capable of creating the sound of a 9-foot concert grand piano in an instrument the size of a 5-foot, 3-inch baby grand. The GC1TA represents a new breed of “hybrid” instrument which incorporates specially designed, electro-acoustic transducers—devices that convert digital […]

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Manhasset Specialty Receives The Washington State Green Manufacturing Award

Manhasset Specialty Receives The Washington State Green Manufacturing Award

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Association of Washington Business (AWB), which serves as the state’s Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing and Technology Association, has announced its selections for manufacturing excellence for 2014, and Manhasset Specialty Company was bestowed with the Green Manufacturing Award. Judges evaluated firms maximizing energy-efficiency levels, going above and beyond regulatory requirements, minimizing waste from […]

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Yamaha Launches Power To Play Promotion

Yamaha Launches Power To Play Promotion

| November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha’s Power to Play promotion offers free speakers and rebates on the new DBR powered speaker line with the purchase of a musical instrument. To qualify for a free DBR speaker or rebate, purchases must be made from an authorized Yamaha dealer by November 30, 2014. Customers who buy the following instruments are eligible for […]

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D’Addario Launches Play Fearlessly Project Site

D’Addario Launches Play Fearlessly Project Site

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

D’Addario & Company has launched of a new site for their Play Fearlessly Project, at playfearlessly.com. The Play Fearlessly Project is a social initiative designed to showcase the company’s next generation of electric guitar strings: D’Addario NYXL. Built with a proprietary wire drawn at D’Addario’s New York headquarters, NYXL strings boast strength, improved tuning stability […]

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