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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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Zildjian Awards At NAMM

Zildjian Awards At NAMM

| March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

(L to R): Dan Wahl (Lone Star); Mick Anderson (Zildjian DSM); Craigie Zildjian; Judy Nelson (Lone Star); Jeff Nelson (Lone Star); Debbie Zildjian; Andy Schlosser (Zildjian); Jerry Smith (Zildjian) Lone Star Percussion of Dallas TX earned the 2015 Outstanding Sales Performance award, marking a stellar sales increase and special, from Zildjian at the recent NAMM show […]

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Family Reunion

Family Reunion

| January 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Zildjian has introduced a line of cymbals called the “S Family.” The S Family cymbals are made with a B12 alloy (88 percent copper, 12 percent tin), and they’re extensively hammered, delivering a balanced frequency response suitable for a variety of musical styles. All 40-plus models are created with modern cymbal-making techniques and they feature […]

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Zildjian Appoints Chuck Czerkawski As CFO

Zildjian Appoints Chuck Czerkawski As CFO

| November 4, 2015

The Avedis Zildjian Company has appointed Charles “Chuck” Czerkawski to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), with responsibility over finance and accounting, human resources and information technology. Czerkawski reports directly to Craigie Zildjian, CEO, and succeeds Thomas Young, who will retire in December, 2015. Czerkawski brings over 30 years of experience to Zildjian, including […]

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Zildjian’s L80 Low Volume Cymbal

Zildjian’s L80 Low Volume Cymbal

| October 29, 2015

There are a lot of iconic brands in the music products industry—names that, even for non-players, are deeply embedded in popular culture and our collective consciousness—but very few have reached the legendary status that Zildjian has attained. Avedis Zildjian founded the Avedis Zildjian Company, now headquartered in Norwell MA, in Constantinople in 1623, making the […]

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Five Minutes With Andy Zildjian: President & CEO, Sabian

Five Minutes With Andy Zildjian: President & CEO, Sabian

| October 20, 2015

This month being our annual Drums & Percussion issue, The Retailer scoured the industry for a company that, in addition to being a dominant player in that segment of the market, also illustrates the level of success and profitability—and commitment to best practices—that “Five Minutes With” seeks to celebrate. We found the ideal candidate in […]

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PMC Board Appointment: Sarah Hagan Of Zildjian

PMC Board Appointment: Sarah Hagan Of Zildjian

| August 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Percussion Marketing Council (PMC) Executive Committee has appointed Sarah Hagan to its Advisory Board. A drummer and former teacher, Hagan joined Zildjian as a marketing and events coordinator and was promoted to Artist Relations Manager for the East Coast before becoming Director of Artist Relations–worldwide in 2014. Hagan has been an active member of music […]

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The Magnificent Five

The Magnificent Five

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Zildjian’s expanded its fx line of cymbals with five new models. The line now includes new 10-inch and 12-inch fx Spiral Stackers; the fx Oriental China “Trash” in eight-inch and 10-inch models; and the 7.5-inch Volcano Cup Zil-Bel. The Spiral Stackers are paper-thin in weight and have an appealing visual spiral effect when played. The […]

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WD Music’s

WD Music’s

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Reenergized Kluson Tuners The love for, and the desire to make, music has been a hallmark of humankind as far back as we can be traced. So, it’s perhaps not surprising that a number of MI brands have long and storied histories, stretching back generations. Cymbal maker Zildjian, for example, was created in 1623; musical […]

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Zildjian Promotes Smith To N.A. Sales Manager

Zildjian Promotes Smith To N.A. Sales Manager

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Avedis Zildjian Company has promoted Jerry Smith to North American Sales Manager, effective April 1. In this newly created position, Smith will report directly to Andy Schlosser, Vice President of Global Sales, and have responsibility for the management of the company’s independent sales representatives in the U.S. and distributors in Canada and Mexico. In […]

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