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Deering Awards Brian Freisen Banjo to Russian Teenager
Deering Awards Brian Freisen Banjo to Russian Teenager

18th November 2010 — Lisa Karpatchevea, a 15 year old Russian orphan from Obninsk, Russia, has been chosen this year to receive the Brian Friesen Award banjo donated by the Deering Banjo Company. Deering’s new Eagle II banjo will be present …

NAMM Foundation Announces Wanna Play Fund Grants for Instruments Available to Schools and Community Organizations

CARLSBAD, Calif. , November 15, 2010— The NAMM Foundation announced today the availability of grants from its Wanna Play Fund for instruments, awarded to schools that are expanding or reinstating music education programs as part of their co …

DL Media Announces The Jazz Forward Coalition: A Global and Unified Voice For Jazz

11th Nov 2010 — Jazz is as vital as ever, with vibrant local scenes, active educators and thousands of jazz recordings released each year. However, the jazz community lacks a central organization to coordinate and maximize its vast resource …

Diamond Amps Deploys Special Ops for Troops
Diamond Amps Deploys Special Ops for Troops

Houston, TX November 09, 2010 – Diamond Amplification today announces Diamond’s 2010 Support Your Troops benefit. CEO/Owner Jeff Diamant and business partner Terry Martin have put together a program to turn 10% of all proceeds from sales of …

NAMM to Produce Summer NAMM in Nashville Through 2013
NAMM to Produce Summer NAMM in Nashville Through 2013

Association Changes Show Days, Adds Top 100 Dealer Awards, Sat. Public Day CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov. 4, 2010 — NAMM today announced its plans to produce the industry‘s summer gathering in Nashville, Tenn., July 21-23, 2011 and confirmed that …

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. Appoints Eric Spitzer As Vice President Of The Fender® Accessory Division

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 28, 2010) – Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) announces today that music industry veteran Eric Spitzer will be joining Fender as Vice President of the Fender Accessory Division. Spitzer will join Fender on Mon …

Fender Musical Instruments Corp. Appoints Jay Wanamaker To Lead New Global Percussion Branding Initiative

MI veteran brings unique skill set to grow KMC Music percussion business SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Oct. 28, 2010) – Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) announces today that music industry veteran Jay Wanamaker will be joining Fender® in the n …

The Medicine Hat JazzFest awarded a Tourism Award of Distinction

26th Oct 2010 — The Medicine Hat JazzFest is pleased to announce that it has just been awarded the Tourism Award of Distinction by the Medicine Hat Chamber of Commerce. This is the first year that this award has been given by the Chamber. …

The NAMM Foundation Launches Benefit Album to Put More Musical Instruments in Kids’ Hands
The NAMM Foundation Launches Benefit Album to Put More Musical Instruments in Kids’ Hands

Former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Aaron Tippin, and producer James Stroud Create ‘I Wanna Play!: An Album to Put Musical Instruments into the Hands of Every Child in America’ Carlsbad, CA, October 25, 2010 — Former Arkansas Governor and part-time …

Mark Graham Succeeds Rodney Olson as LOUD Technologies CEO
Mark Graham Succeeds Rodney Olson as LOUD Technologies CEO

Audio industry veteran to lead next-phase growth efforts WOODINVILLE, WA – October 13, 2010 – 20-year audio industry veteran Mark Graham, formerly President of Crown International, today joined LOUD Technologies Inc. (“LOUD”) as CEO. Graha …

Berklee College of Music and MIDEM Announce Partnership to Launch Rethink Music Conference

$50K prize for best new music business model BOSTON and PARIS, Oct. 13, 2010 — Berklee College of Music and MIDEM today announce a long-term partnership that will debut with the first Rethink Music conference, April 25-27, 2011, in Boston, …

Music Educators Welcome at the 2011 NAMM Show
Music Educators Welcome at the 2011 NAMM Show

Explore Musical Products and Determine ‘Best Tools for Schools’ as part of ‘Music Education Days’ that Celebrate Music Teachers and Learning CARLSBAD, Calif., October 12, 2010— The NAMM Foundation today invited music educators and school a …