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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 bro …

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 target …

Andy Stephens Transitions to CEO of Peaksware, Leading Both Music and Sports Brands
Andy Stephens Transitions to CEO of Peaksware, Leading Both Music and Sports Brands

Boulder, Colorado -Alfred Music and MakeMusic, both part of Peaksware Holdings, LLC portfolio of companies, announced that Andy Stephens has transitioned from Chairman of Peaksware and strategic advisor to each of the portfolio brands to CEO, leading both …

Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA)
Powerhouse Jazz Artist Manager Gail Boyd Elected President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA)

New York, New York -Gail Boyd, Founding President of Gail Boyd Artist Management, has been elected as President of North American Performing Arts Managers and Agents (NAPAMA). Boyd’s appointment is particularly momentous as she is the first African American …

Gibson Elevates Gibson Custom Shop: Appoints Sergio Villanueva As Head of Custom Shop, Launches The Murphy Lab, Assigns Tom Murphy To Master Artisan
Gibson Elevates Gibson Custom Shop: Appoints Sergio Villanueva As Head of Custom Shop, Launches The Murphy Lab, Assigns Tom Murphy To Master Artisan

Nashville, Tennessee -Gibson Brands is taking Gibson Custom Shop to new highs with a renewed focus on paying tribute to its iconic past while leading the path into the future. Gibson is pleased to announce the appointment of Sergio Villanueva as Head of Custo …

Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival
Roberto Cifarelli
Yamaha Celebrates 43-Year Partnership with the Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey, California -The Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF) recently completed its 62nd event, with nearly 40,000 visitors enjoying a stellar lineup of 500 artists performing more than 120 shows on eight stages. Held September 27 through 30, MJF is the longe …

Gibson Returns To Japan and China October 2019 - Announces Presence at Gibson Showroom, Tokyo and Music China, Shanghai
Gibson Returns To Japan and China October 2019 - Announces Presence at Gibson Showroom, Tokyo and Music China, Shanghai

Nashville, Tennessee -After an impactful re-launch at Winter and Summer NAMM, artists, players and fans are continuing to experience Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, rejuvenated. Gibson announced today it will return to Japan and China for the re …

Delta Blues Museum Awarded FY2020 Mississippi Arts Commission Grant
Ken Murphy
Delta Blues Museum Awarded FY2020 Mississippi Arts Commission Grant

Clarksdale, Mississippi -Mississippi's First Music Museum to Utilize Funds in Support of General Operations Delta Blues Museum has been awarded a $23,100 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission (MAC) for general operating support for the 2020 f …

It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!
Ignatius Wahn
It’s Happening — The Creative Commons Global Summit Will Be in Lisbon, Portugal May 14-16 2020!

Mountain View, California -Why mess with success? Creative Commons is happy to announce that the 2020 CC Global Summit will once again be in Lisbon from May 14-16, 2020! Please save the date! All of our workshops, talks, planning sessions and small gro …

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Acquires Folk-Legacy Records
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Acquires Folk-Legacy Records

Washington, District of Columbia -Through the tremendous generosity of friends and support of the Paton family, the mission to preserve and share folk music carries on as Folk-Legacy Records is acquired by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. Folk-Legacy of Sharon, CT, was f …

Gibson Introduces New Product, Showcases Top Artists, Launches New Talent, Collaborations and Musician Programs At SUMMER NAMM 2019 in Nashville
Gibson Introduces New Product, Showcases Top Artists, Launches New Talent, Collaborations and Musician Programs At SUMMER NAMM 2019 in Nashville

Nashville, Tennessee -After an impactful re-launch at Winter Namm, artists, players and fans are continuing to experience Gibson, the all American-made instrument brand, rejuvenated. Gibson ignited its new era at SUMMER NAMM 2019 with a massive, onsite presen …

Hal Leonard Announces Change in CEO Leadership
Hal Leonard Announces Change in CEO Leadership

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -Hal Leonard, the world's largest publisher of music performance and instructional materials, has announced that Keith Mardak is stepping down as its CEO and Larry Morton will become President and CEO. Keith will remain with Hal Leonard a …