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Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The banjo-picking troubadour who sang for the working man, college students and various presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to their folk music heritage died Monday at the age of 94. In addition to being America’s best-loved folksinger and an untiring environmentalist, Pete Seeger was a national treasure. He was alway at […]

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Blues Angel Music Gets ‘Tanked’

Blues Angel Music Gets ‘Tanked’

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim DeStafney faces an interesting challenge. Getting your music store noticed in increasingly crowded retail venues, and on social media, can be a daunting task. However, his staff at Blues Angel Music in Pensacola FL hopes to go to the top of the queue after having been featured in an episode of Animal Planet’s cable […]

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Mark Terry Leads KMC Music

Mark Terry Leads KMC Music

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. has announced the appointment of Mark Terry as President of KMC Music. Terry has more than 37 years of music industry experience, including at his own global consulting firm. He has been President of The AVC Group, President of Harman Pro Group, President of JBL Professional and Vice President of Sales […]

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Nikki Sixx, Dean Markley Announce Online Trivia Contest

Nikki Sixx, Dean Markley Announce Online Trivia Contest

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

To celebrate Mötley Crüe’s new residency, “Mötley Crüe Invites You To An Intimate Evening In Hell” at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Dean Markley has teamed up with Nikki Sixx for an online trivia contest. The contest runs now through October 15, with prize packages that include a Nikki Sixx […]

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NAMM Foundation Awards Grant To Little Kids Rock

NAMM Foundation Awards Grant To Little Kids Rock

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Little Kids Rock is one of 21 recipients selected to receive grant support from The NAMM Foundation. The funding will allow Little Kids Rock to continue to offer participatory music programs that increase exposure to music making and its myriad benefits to urban communities in Nashville, Tampa and Atlanta. The NAMM Foundation annually allocates $500,000 […]

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Gretsch Celebrates 130 Years Of ‘Social Networking’

Gretsch Celebrates 130 Years Of ‘Social Networking’

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s been said that good networks are the foundation of good business. Robert Kiyosaki, author of the popular book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, wrote, “The richest people in the world look for and build networks. Everyone else looks for work.” This year, as Gretsch celebrates 130 years of family-owned business, it occurs to me that […]

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D’Addario Unveils New Corporate Structure

D’Addario Unveils New Corporate Structure

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

D’Addario & Company, Inc., recently revealed a new organizational structure. The new corporate structure consists of two distinct divisions within the company that will be led by two Co-Presidents: Rick Drumm and John D’Addario III. This strategy will make it possible for both individuals to leverage their experience and strengths, having been with the company […]

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Yamaha Helps To Achieve Guinness World Records Title

Yamaha Helps To Achieve Guinness World Records Title

| June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Music filled Manhattan’s West Village when 175 musicians performed on 175 Yamaha portable keyboards to achieve the Guinness World Records title for “Largest Electronic Keyboard Ensemble” as part of the annual Make Music New York celebration. Now in its seventh year, Make Music New York is a unique, citywide festival of more than 1,000 free […]

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