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December Digital Edition

December Digital Edition

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

COVER STORIES Celebrate Me Home The Music & Sound Awards, now in its 29th year, celebrates the music products industry’s best dealers, manufacturers and products. Here, we unveil the manufacturers and products nominated this year, including quotes from them. Launch Pad For Success The NAMM show, set to take place in Anaheim next month, is […]

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Celebrate Me Home: Praising our Industry’s Very Best with our Annual Music & Sound Awards

Celebrate Me Home: Praising our Industry’s Very Best with our Annual Music & Sound Awards

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  There is no greater pleasure for me, as Editor of The Retailer, than to celebrate the music products industry’s best and brightest: from the most innovative manufacturers and new products to leaders in community service and corporate citizenship. There’s no greater acknowledgement in MI than to receive a Music & Sound Award: the most […]

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Exclusive To The Retailer: More On The Korg USA/Dean Markley Partnership

Exclusive To The Retailer: More On The Korg USA/Dean Markley Partnership

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Yesterday, The Music & Sound Retailer exclusively reported that Korg USA, as of January 1, will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Dean Markley’s line of guitar strings, pickups, picks and polishing accessories. We now have additional details about this relationship, which transcends a simple distribution arrangement and, in fact, is really a long-term […]

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Exclusive To The Retailer: Korg USA To Distribute Dean Markley Products

Exclusive To The Retailer: Korg USA To Distribute Dean Markley Products

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

  The Music & Sound Retailer has exclusively learned that Korg USA will be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Dean Markley’s line of guitar strings, pickups, picks and polishing accessories. Dean Markey joins Korg’s family of brands in a partnership that is in line with Korg’s strategic plan to provide dealers with a full spectrum […]

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On-Stage Worldwide Announces Agreement With SF Marketing

On-Stage Worldwide Announces Agreement With SF Marketing

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On-Stage Worldwide has announced a three-year agreement with SF Marketing (SFM), according to which SFM will be the exclusive distributor for the full line of On-Stage products in Canada. Celebrating its 35th anniversary this year, On-Stage Worldwide is the international arm of the On-Stage product family, which includes its On-Stage Stands brand. All together, the […]

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Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser Hands Over Chairmanship

Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser Hands Over Chairmanship

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Having recently turned 70 years old, Prof. Dr. Jörg Sennheiser is handing over the Chair of the supervisory board of Sennheiser electronic GmbH & Co. KG to Dr. Frank Heinricht, as of January 1, 2015. Since joining the family-owned company in 1976, Sennheiser’s contribution has been instrumental to the company’s success and has paved the […]

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The Latest From The ‘Step Up To Yamaha’ Promotion

The Latest From The ‘Step Up To Yamaha’ Promotion

| December 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has announced that as part of its Step Up to Yamaha promotion—now in its 11th year—customers, through December 31, can receive $50 or $100 rebates (via a Visa Gift Card) on qualifying Yamaha wind and string instruments during the holiday season when they purchase a new instrument from a participating Step Up to Yamaha […]

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Hal Leonard Adds Online Backing Tracks To Sheets

Hal Leonard Adds Online Backing Tracks To Sheets

| December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

  New Hal Leonard sheets with free online play-along tracks feature arrangements for piano and voice with guitar chord frames. The melody is presented in the right hand of the piano part, as well as in the vocal line. These sheets include access to online recordings of professional backing tracks, so musicians can play along […]

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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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MAN OH Mandolin

MAN OH Mandolin

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Acoustic instruments have come back strong. It’s only fitting, since the economy’s been lousy for several years and acoustic instruments are cheap, easy ways to entertain oneself and others without amplifiers and electric bills…or roadies lugging extra gear around! The ukulele started this trend and, now, thanks to artists like Mumford & Sons, as well […]

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