Tag: NAMM

NAMM TEC Awards Celebrates 30 Years, To Make Key Inductions

NAMM TEC Awards Celebrates 30 Years, To Make Key Inductions

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The NAMM Foundation will induct revered engineer/mixologist Ed Cherney and bassist Nathan East into the NAMM TEC Awards Hall of Fame during the 30th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards show, to be held January 24 in Anaheim CA. Nominees across 30 creative and technical categories have also been announced for the NAMM TEC […]

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Time To Register For The 2015 NAMM Show

Time To Register For The 2015 NAMM Show

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Registration opens today for NAMM members who plan to attend the 2015 NAMM show. The world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry returns to the Anaheim Convention Center from January 22 to 25. NAMM show badges open doors to more than 5,000 music product, instrument and technology brands, special events, educational sessions and […]

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Dana Soza Named Omacro Director Of Client Success

Dana Soza Named Omacro Director Of Client Success

| September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Omacro earlier this year announced the appointment of Dana Soza to Director of Client Success. Soza comes from Internet giant Groupon, and her past experience includes artist relations and sales for the pro audio company Avalon Design, as well as motivational speaking and coaching for executives. Her experience aligns well with helping suppliers, resellers and […]

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Orianthi To Co-Host The 2015 She Rocks Awards

Orianthi To Co-Host The 2015 She Rocks Awards

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced that Orianthi will co-host the 2015 She Rocks Awards. Honoring women who stand out as role models in the music industry, the She Rocks Awards is slated to take place Friday evening, January 23, in Anaheim CA during the NAMM show. “The She Rocks Awards does so much for women in […]

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‘Woz’ Scheduled For NAMM Show

‘Woz’ Scheduled For NAMM Show

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 2015 NAMM Show, scheduled for January 22 to 25 in Anaheim CA, will feature insights from entrepreneurs both within and beyond the music industry; this includes those from Apple’s Co-Founder, Steve “Woz” Wozniak. The engineering icon will open Saturday morning’s breakfast session, talking music and technology with NAMM’s President and CEO, Joe Lamond. “Since […]

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Southern Comfort

Southern Comfort

| August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Emanating from the gorgeous Music City Center, this year’s Summer NAMM, held from July 17 to 19, delivered some “southern comfort” with its trademark blend of bustling product exhibits, progressive education sessions and fun nighttime events. The thousands who descended on an unseasonably cool and cloudy Nashville all seemed to agree their investment to attend […]

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Help NAMM Tell The World To ‘Just Play!’

Help NAMM Tell The World To ‘Just Play!’

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

The NAMM Foundation’s 2014 public service announcement (PSA), titled “Bring More to Life,” is now playing for potential music makers worldwide. The second TV-ready PSA in the “Just Play” campaign focuses on the power of playing music. NAMM members are encouraged to share the new NAMM Foundation PSAs in their stores, on Web sites, social media, and […]

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The Value Of Music Education Is Incalculable

The Value Of Music Education Is Incalculable

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

My friend Jim Anderson, the Director of the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, recently reminded me of something I did when we were both in band together at Ben Geyer Middle School years ago. He said that one day I came into basketball band practice with the various instrumental parts all written out for a song […]

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113 Years Of NAMM

113 Years Of NAMM

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Here you are at the NAMM show again. Did you know that NAMM is 113 years old? There was a book published in 2001 called NAMM 100th: A Century of Service to the Music Products Industry, written by Jane Freundel Levey. The reason I know this is I have a copy of the coffee-table book […]

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Mapex’s SONIClear Bearing Edge

Mapex’s SONIClear Bearing Edge

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mapex Drum Company will be highlighting its SONIClear bearing edge by introducing the addition of the bearing edge to the MyDentity line of kits. In addition, Mapex will be displaying its new Armory and Mars series kits, which also feature the SONIClear bearing edge, along with the new arsenal of Armory snare drums. Because […]

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