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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 …

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 …

Universal Music Canada Launches Label Imprint Maison Barclay Canada
Universal Music Canada Launches Label Imprint Maison Barclay Canada

Montréal, Quebec, Canada -Universal Music Canada today announced the launch of its new label imprint, Maison Barclay Canada, named for, and in collaboration with, France’s storied Barclay label (a Universal Music Group company, originally founded in the 1950s by …

Memphis Legend Kirk Whalum Endorses P. Mauriat Saxophones
Memphis Legend Kirk Whalum Endorses P. Mauriat Saxophones

Saint Louis, Missouri -P. Mauriat is proud to announce it is welcoming the legendary Kirk Whalum as an endorsee.Kirk Whalum is among the most recognized saxophonists in the world and has toured and recorded with some of the industry’s biggest names. “We …

UNESCO Meeting Seeks Ways to Open Markets for Cultural Goods From Global South
UNESCO Meeting Seeks Ways to Open Markets for Cultural Goods From Global South

Paris, Île-de-France, France -Experts, stakeholders and government representatives will examine ways to improve exports of cultural products from the Global South, reinforce cultural entrepreneurship and improve the status of artists during the biennial meeting of th …

Countdown to the 2019 Jus' Blues Music Awards Conference
Countdown to the 2019 Jus' Blues Music Awards Conference

Tunica, Mississippi -The Jus’ Blues Music Foundation, Inc. (JBMF) is hosting their 19th annual summer spectacular, The 2019 Jus` Blues Music Awards Conference is being held July 31st through August 3rd at the luxurious Horseshoe Hotel & Casino in Tunica, …

P. Mauriat Welcomes Roxy Coss To Its Family Of Artists
Desmond White
P. Mauriat Welcomes Roxy Coss To Its Family Of Artists

Saint Louis, Missouri -P. Mauriat is thrilled to welcome Roxy Coss to their family of artists. Roxy Coss is one of the world’s top jazz saxophonists, leading the Roxy Coss Quintet and the founder of the Women In Jazz Organization. Roxy plays the PMXT-66R tenor …

NAMM Delegation Advocates for Music Education in Washington, D.C.
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NAMM Delegation Advocates for Music Education in Washington, D.C.

Washington, District of Columbia -More than 100 music industry leaders, notable artists and arts education activists descended on the nation’s capital this week to advocate for all school-aged children to have access to quality, comprehensive school music education progr …