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jazzahead! 2020 is cancelled
jazzahead! 2020 is cancelled

Bremen, Bremen, Germany -Partner country and showcases to remain the same, but postponed until 2021 Hans Peter Schneider, Managing Director of M3B GmbH, the parent company of MESSE BREMEN, explains why it has unfortunately proved necessary to make this decisi …

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Yamaha Second Generation Professional Baritone Saxophone YBS-62II Expands Upon Popular Line
Yamaha Second Generation Professional Baritone Saxophone YBS-62II Expands Upon Popular Line

Tempe, Arizona -For more than 35 years, the Yamaha 62 professional model saxophone line has earned the deep admiration and respect of jazz, classical and contemporary artists alike. Today, Yamaha is introducing the second generation YBS-62II Professional Baritone …

Yamaha Adds YBS-82 Custom Baritone to its Celebrated Saxophone Lineup
Yamaha Adds YBS-82 Custom Baritone to its Celebrated Saxophone Lineup

Tempe, Arizona -Yamaha today unveiled the YBS-82 Custom Baritone Saxophone, the first custom level model addition to the company’s venerated saxophone lineup. Like its highly acclaimed Soprano, Alto and Tenor Custom Saxophones, the YBS-82 provides industry-leading …

Ganavya Doraiswamy
Ganavya Doraiswamy

-Vocalist, scholar, and composer Ganavya has carved a niche for herself at the nexus of South Indian vocal styles and contemporary music. Her own debut album, Aikyam: Onnu, ("Harmony: One") features the incredible breadth of her character: it draws …

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Announces Launch of Asian Pacific America Series
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Announces Launch of Asian Pacific America Series

Washington, District of Columbia -Smithsonian Folkways has announced the launch of the Asian Pacific America Series , a new collection of albums dedicated to the experiences of multiple generations of Asian Pacific Americans. The series will include a broad range of styles, …

Fender® Musical Instruments Corporation Announces Change In Ownership, Servco Pacific Inc. To Secure Majority Stake
Fender® Musical Instruments Corporation Announces Change In Ownership, Servco Pacific Inc. To Secure Majority Stake

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced Servco Pacific Inc. (Servco) and TPG Growth have entered into a sale and purchase agreement in which Servco will acquire TPG’s shares in the company. The acquisition is targeted to close …

Fender® Adds Tube Tremolo To Effect Pedal Line Designed To Enhance Players Tone
Fender® Adds Tube Tremolo To Effect Pedal Line Designed To Enhance Players Tone

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the expansion of its popular effects pedals line with a new Tube Tremolo model debuting at Winter NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, Calif. Priced at $199.99, the introduction of this original-designed …

Fender® Spotlights Recently-Launched American Ultra Electric Guitar Series, Revives Models From The Past And Brings Back Parallel Universe At Winter NAMM
Fender® Spotlights Recently-Launched American Ultra Electric Guitar Series, Revives Models From The Past And Brings Back Parallel Universe At Winter NAMM

Hollywood, California -Fender Introduces HM “Heavy Metal” Strat, Lead II and III models, Reveals All-New Parallel Universe and American Original and Player Series Guitars Now Available In New Models and Finishes. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today …

Fender Merges Acoustic Innovation With Electric Guitar Heritage, Extends American Acoustasonic® Series With Stratocaster® Model
Fender Merges Acoustic Innovation With Electric Guitar Heritage, Extends American Acoustasonic® Series With Stratocaster® Model

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today celebrates the release of the newest model in the American Acoustasonic® Series and an all-new lineup of electric-inspired ukuleles at Winter NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, Calif. The additions include the …

Fender® Continues Commitment To Both Digital & Tube Amplifiers With Stage-Ready Models, Unlocks Wealth Of Virtual Gear With Fender Tone® 3.0
Fender® Continues Commitment To Both Digital & Tube Amplifiers With Stage-Ready Models, Unlocks Wealth Of Virtual Gear With Fender Tone® 3.0

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the expansion of their contemporary-digital amplifiers category with the Mustang LT50 and Mustang GTX – available in both 50 Watts and 100 Watts. With the abilit …

Saxophonist-Composer Benjamin Boone Collaborates with Accra-Based Ghana Jazz Collective on "Joy," Due March 20
Saxophonist-Composer Benjamin Boone Collaborates with Accra-Based Ghana Jazz Collective on "Joy," Due March 20

Richmond, California -Saxophonist-composer Benjamin Boone’s "The Poetry of Jazz," a visionary collaboration with U.S. Poet Laureate Philip Levine, was praised in leading musical and literary publications, featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, and voted the #3 Best …

Lakecia Benjamin’s PURSUANCE: THE COLTRANES out on Ropeadope on March 27th, 2020
Lakecia Benjamin’s PURSUANCE: THE COLTRANES out on Ropeadope on March 27th, 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania -On March 27, 2020, the dynamic young saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin delivers her masterwork, Pursuance: The Coltranes. A cohesive walk through the lineage of the jazz artform, Benjamin’s third full-length release as a leader pays homage to two of the …