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Dan Roberts: President, Manhasset Specialty Company

Dan Roberts: President, Manhasset Specialty Company

| June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

This month, our “Five Minutes With” interview features Dan Roberts, President of Manhasset Specialty Company, whose involvement with the music products industry goes back many years…but whose love for music and the beautiful instruments that make it can be traced back to childhood. Roberts’ extended conversation with The Retailer delves into his background and Manhasset’s […]

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Premier Builders Guild Adds Fender Ace Chris Fleming

Premier Builders Guild Adds Fender Ace Chris Fleming

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Premier Builders Guild, a group of U.S.-based boutique guitar and amplifier brands, has announced that industry veteran Chris Fleming has joined the company as its new VP of Design, Development and Sourcing. In his new role, Fleming will oversee all new product development efforts within the company, as well as develop new resources for all […]

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CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Rocks With Grateful Dead Legend Bill Kreutzmann

CHAUVET DJ Intimidator Rocks With Grateful Dead Legend Bill Kreutzmann

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

A founding member of the Grateful Dead, along with Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir and Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, drummer Bill Kreutzmann is still going strong after playing in all of the 2,300 live performances the iconic band made during its lifespan. Kreutzmann showed a large, appreciative crowd that he hasn’t missed a beat when […]

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KHS America Promotes Michael Robinson To Vice President Of Marketing

KHS America Promotes Michael Robinson To Vice President Of Marketing

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

KHS America has announced the promotion of Michael Robinson to Vice President of Marketing. Since his arrival in March 2011, Robinson has made significant contributions to the success of KHS America in the areas of leadership and team development, and in the establishment of customer-centric marketing principles that continue to differentiate the KHS family of brands within […]

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Yorkville Sound Distributing Gibson Pro Audio Brands For Canada

Yorkville Sound Distributing Gibson Pro Audio Brands For Canada

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Yorkville Sound has announced that it is the exclusive Canadian distributor for all Gibson Pro Audio brands, including Stanton Audio, KRK Systems, Cerwin-Vega loudspeakers, Neat Microphones and Cakewalk music software. Gibson Brands was founded in 1894 and it’s headquartered in Nashville TN. “We at Yorkville Sound are thrilled with the addition of the Gibson Pro […]

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FX Made Easy

FX Made Easy

| May 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beginning DJs and party hosts who want to add some visual pop to their events with a colorful multi-effects lightshow will discover “gold” in CHAUVET DJ’s new JAM Pack Gold lighting package. This ensemble features four of today’s most popular party lighting effects in a single package: an LED derby effect, a red and green laser, a […]

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Hal Leonard Acquires Tunessence

Hal Leonard Acquires Tunessence

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The world’s largest music print publisher and e-content provider has a new tool in its technology belt. Hal Leonard Corp. recently announced that it has acquired Tunessence. Founded in 2012 by recent Carnegie Mellon graduates, Tunessence operates a Web-based platform for interactive music lessons. The software synchronizes audio and video assets with music notation, providing […]

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FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION ADDS FIRST EVER CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

FENDER MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION ADDS FIRST EVER CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

| May 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

 Fender Musical Instruments Corporation, the world leader in guitars and music equipment, is hiring its first Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) to lead the company’s global marketing strategies and initiatives. Jones is tasked with building deeper consumer connections with Fender® and its portfolio of brands. “Hiring our first CMO is another milestone in our long-term plan to […]

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MUSIC Group Acquires TC Group

MUSIC Group Acquires TC Group

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

MUSIC Group has acquired TC Group. Headquartered in Denmark, and with offices all over the world, TC Group owns and manages brands such as Tannoy, Lab Gruppen, Lake, TC Electronics, TC Helicon and TC Applied Technologies. The addition of Tannoy, Lab Gruppen and Lake allows MUSIC Group to round out their professional install and touring […]

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Casio To Sponsor The 10th Annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ Expo

Casio To Sponsor The 10th Annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ Expo

| April 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Casio America, Inc., has announced that it will be a sponsor of the 10th annual ASCAP ‘I Create Music’ EXPO, the premier national conference for songwriters, producers and music business leaders. Casio’s wide variety of electronic musical instruments, including key models from its Privia Pro, XW and Workstation series, will be on display from April 30 […]

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