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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
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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 …

Augustine Strings Partners with Hal Leonard for U.S. Distribution
Augustine Strings Partners with Hal Leonard for U.S. Distribution

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -Augustine Strings, the world's first producer of nylon strings for guitar, has granted Hal Leonard exclusive distribution for all of their guitar string products in the United States. The deal, which will begin on June 1, was announced b …

National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters
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National Endowment for the Arts Announces 2020 NEA Jazz Masters

Washington, District of Columbia -Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman, as well as Dorthaan Kirk—who is receivin …

Quality Music Education Access Contributes to Overall Improvements in School Climate
Quality Music Education Access Contributes to Overall Improvements in School Climate

Washington, District of Columbia -A new study from the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts reveals that even a modest investment in music education, paired with a commitment from the school to include music as part of a well-rounded education, often in conjunc …

Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty at Northern Illinois University School of Music
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Guitarist Bobby Broom Joins Faculty at Northern Illinois University School of Music

DeKalb, Illinois -Renowned jazz guitarist Bobby Broom has been appointed assistant professor of music in the Northern Illinois University School of Music. He will teach jazz guitar and improvisation in the school's nationally recognized Jazz Studies Progr …

Fender Custom Shop Promotes Carlos Lopez to Master Builder As Product Demand Continues to Grow
Fender Custom Shop Promotes Carlos Lopez to Master Builder As Product Demand Continues to Grow

Hollywood, California -Fender Musical Instruments Corp. (FMIC) today announced a new Master Builder joining the Fender Custom Shop: Carlos Lopez. With decades of experience in guitar luthiery, he’s worked on countless designs during his four years as an Appren …

National Music Council To Honor George Clinton and Vince Guaraldi at 2019 American Eagle Awards
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National Music Council To Honor George Clinton and Vince Guaraldi at 2019 American Eagle Awards

Nashville, Tennessee -The National Music Council will honor iconic funk visionary George Clinton and beloved “Peanuts” composer and jazz piano giant Vince Guaraldi at the organization’s 36th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 18th at the Summer NA …