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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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D’Addario Moves Wire Mill To NY, Creating Long Island Jobs

D’Addario Moves Wire Mill To NY, Creating Long Island Jobs

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

With assistance from New York State, Suffolk County and the Town of Babylon, Long Island NY-based D’Addario & Company recently moved its carbon steel wire mill from Massachusetts to Farmingdale NY. By the end of the year, this project will have created approximately 30 new jobs on Long Island. On May 1, D’Addario hosted a […]

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Takamine Announces Test Drive Retail Promotion

Takamine Announces Test Drive Retail Promotion

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Takamine has invited guitar players to participate in the Takamine Test Drive retail promotion. Those who visit a participating authorized Takamine dealer between May 1st and June 30th, 2014 to “test drive” any Takamine acoustic/electric guitar can register to receive a free Takamine-branded leather guitar strap as a gift. “Takamine guitars are known the world over […]

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NEMC Appoints Ron Beaudoin

NEMC Appoints Ron Beaudoin

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

National Educational Music Co., Ltd. (NEMC), has announced the hire of Ron Beaudoin as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. In this newly formed role, he will be responsible for all sales and marketing initiatives for the company’s educational, rental affiliate, Internet and wholesale proprietary sales channels. Beaudoin joins NEMC with more than 30 years’ experience in […]

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Gibson Acquires Philips’ Audio And Home Entertainment Business

Gibson Acquires Philips’ Audio And Home Entertainment Business

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gibson Brands, Inc., has announced that it has signed an agreement with Royal Philips to acquire WOOX Innovations, the audio, video, multimedia and accessories business of Philips. Under the terms of the agreement, Gibson Brands will pay $135 million and a brand license fee, relating to a license agreement, for an initial period of seven […]

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Fender Appoints Bob Roback As President

Fender Appoints Bob Roback As President

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) has named Bob Roback as President; he has also joined the company’s Board of Directors. Roback has extensive experience as an entrepreneur and executive in the music business, overseeing the growth and development of many innovative consumer experiences in digital music and converting those experiences into successful businesses. Roback is […]

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Rundgren To Receive Les Paul Award At TEC Awards

Rundgren To Receive Les Paul Award At TEC Awards

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Musician, record producer and electronic music revolutionary Todd Rundgren will be honored with the prestigious Les Paul Award at the 29th Annual Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards. The awards recognize outstanding achievement in professional audio technology and production and will be presented Friday, January 24 at the Anaheim Hilton during the 2014 NAMM show in […]

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