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Lighting Up Springsteen’s The River Tour

Lighting Up Springsteen’s The River Tour

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The River Tour by the legendary Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band calls forth powerful musical memories. Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Boss’ seminal “The River” recording and the recent release of The Ties That Bind: The River Collection box set, the concert features full-length sequential performances of the 1980 album’s songs. Mindful […]

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Submissions Open For 2016 She Rocks Summer NAMM Showcase

Submissions Open For 2016 She Rocks Summer NAMM Showcase

| April 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) will return to Nashville for its third annual She Rocks Summer NAMM Showcase, taking place on Thursday, June 23, 2016 from 8:30-11pm at The Listening Room Cafe on 217 2nd Ave. S., Nashville TN 37201, a short walk from the Music City Center. Submissions are now open for […]

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Yamaha Introduces Two New Digital Pianos

Yamaha Introduces Two New Digital Pianos

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yamaha has introduced the YDP-143 and YDP-163, the latest additions to the company’s popular Arius line of console digital pianos. These cost-effective Arius models retain the elegant cabinetry and sound associated with Yamaha’s acoustic pianos. The Digital Piano Controller app for Apple iOS devices allows users to interact with their YDP-143 or YDP-163 via a colorful […]

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GC Pro Appoints Jessica R. Sullivan National Sales Manager

GC Pro Appoints Jessica R. Sullivan National Sales Manager

| April 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Guitar Center Professional (GC Pro), the B2B division of Guitar Center, has appointed Jessica R. (Jess) Sullivan to the position of National Sales Manager. In her new position, Sullivan will be responsible for the overall management of the GC Pro Account Managers, developing/growing their overall sales figures through effective management of their clients’ needs. She […]

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The Latest From Roland: Hi-Hat Controller, PA System & New Video Channel

The Latest From Roland: Hi-Hat Controller, PA System & New Video Channel

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

A slew of new products and innovations from Roland have come out this month. From new pedals and packs to digital offerings, below sums up the latest from the company. Ultra-Quiet Hi-Hat Controller When playing V-Drums with headphones, the majority of sound produced is heard only by the user. However, playing the kit still creates […]

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Universal Percussion Files Suit Against Zildjian

Universal Percussion Files Suit Against Zildjian

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Universal Percussion, Inc., which has been in the news recently for filing suit against Guitar Center, has also filed a lawsuit against Avedis Zildjian Co., accusing it of violating Universal Percussion’s rights in the trademarks S and S SERIES. Universal Percussion has used these on cymbals since 2002. Zildjian recently introduced a line of “S” […]

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School Music Rewards From Sabian

School Music Rewards From Sabian

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

SABIAN has just announced a new School Music Rewards Program for 2016. Schools purchasing a minimum of $700 in SABIAN and Gon Bops instruments throughout 2016 are now eligible to win. Offered as a three-tier program, the more purchases a school makes, the higher their rewards. At the highest level, a school purchase of $3,000 […]

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Universal Audio And Fender Partner

Universal Audio And Fender Partner

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Universal Audio has formed a new development partnership with Fender Musical Instruments Corporation. This partnership will allow Universal Audio to greatly expand the range of unique guitar processing plug-ins for the popular UAD Powered Plug-Ins and Apollo audio interface platforms. “We’re thrilled to welcome Fender to the UAD platform,” said Bill Putnam, CEO and Founder […]

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St. Louis Music to Distribute Tomasi Flutes in U.S. and Canada

St. Louis Music to Distribute Tomasi Flutes in U.S. and Canada

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Louis Music has partnered with Tomasi Flutes, and will be distributing the brand’s instruments in the U.S. and Canada. Based in Vienna Austria, Tomasi is renowned for their fine, boutique instruments. “I was drawn to Tomasi Flutes because they’re well-built and fun to play,” said Craig Denny, Vice President, Band & Orchestra. He continued, […]

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Buffet Crampon Acquires Powell

Buffet Crampon Acquires Powell

| April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Powell is now part of the Buffet Crampon family, which manufactures and distributes all wind instruments. After clarinets, trumpets and saxophones, the acquisition of Powell’s flutes adds a fourth major family of instruments in the wind sector to make Buffet Crampon the world’s number two wind instrument manufacturer and first in the professional wind instrument segment […]

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