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Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels
Yamaha Corporation of America Remembers Legacy of Dave Samuels

Indianapolis, Indiana -Yamaha today recognized and celebrated the legacy of the iconic vibraphonist Dave Samuels, who passed away on April 22, 2019 at the age of 70 after a long fight with Alzheimer’s disease. A Yamaha Performing Artist since 1991, Samue …

D'Addario's Commitment To Sustainability
D'Addario's Commitment To Sustainability

Farmingdale, New York -As the leading musical accessories brand in the world, D'Addario is passionate about manufacturing products that create positive change, both on stage and off. It's why, since the beginning, they've been committed to crafting the highest …

Taylor® Guitars Makes History With Largest Recorded Planting Of West African Ebony Trees In Cameroon's Congo Basin
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Taylor® Guitars Makes History With Largest Recorded Planting Of West African Ebony Trees In Cameroon's Congo Basin

El Cajon, California -In An Effort To Help Protect The Future Of The Species, The Planting Spans Multiple Villages In Southern Cameroon And Includes Fruit And Medicine Trees To Help Support Local Communities Taylor Guitars, one of the w …

U.S. Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye
U.S. Postal Service Salutes ‘Prince of Soul’ Marvin Gaye

Washington, District of Columbia -Marvin Gaye Forever Stamp on Sale Nationwide Today On what would have been Marvin Gaye’s 80th birthday, the U.S. Postal Service today honored the music legend with the dedication of a new commemorative Forever stam …

Universal Music Classics and Jazz Announces New Global Structure
Universal Music Classics and Jazz Announces New Global Structure

Santa Monica, California -Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music-based entertainment, today announced that, to capitalize on the worldwide growth in the consumption of classical and jazz repertoire, the company will focus its global artist develop …

Worldwide celebration of International Jazz Day, 30 April
Worldwide celebration of International Jazz Day, 30 April

Paris, Île-de-France, France -UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Herbie Hancock today announced the programme for the 2019 edition of International Jazz Day, which will be launched in Australia and celebrated in more than 190 count …

New National Recording Registry Class Is "Superfly"
New National Recording Registry Class Is "Superfly"

Washington, District of Columbia -The classic radio western “Gunsmoke”; Ritchie Valens’ groundbreaking 1958 sensation “La Bamba”; Sam & Dave’s 1967 hit single “Soul Man”; the revolutionary 1968 Broadway musical “Hair”; and Neil Diamond’s 1969 “Sweet Caroline,” …

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Taps Holly Bass to Lead National Turnaround Arts Program
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Taps Holly Bass to Lead National Turnaround Arts Program

Washington, District of Columbia -The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces that multi-disciplinary performance and visual artist, writer and director Holly Bass will lead the Turnaround Arts program as its new National Director. Starting this week, sh …

Guitar Center & D'Addario Foundation Launch Fundraiser On International Women's Day 2019 To Ensure More Girls Have Access To Music Education
Guitar Center & D'Addario Foundation Launch Fundraiser On International Women's Day 2019 To Ensure More Girls Have Access To Music Education

Westlake Village, California -As a result of a successful partnership in 2018, Guitar Center, the world's largest musical instrument retailer, and D'Addario, the world's largest manufacturer of musical instrument accessories, will launch a fundraising campaign for th …

Joe Bentivegna Named President of Yamaha Guitar Group
Joe Bentivegna Named President of Yamaha Guitar Group

Calabasas, California -Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc.,today announced the forthcoming appointment of Joe Bentivegna to President of the Calabasas-based company. In his new role, Bentivegna, currently the organization’s Chief Operating Officer, will assume leadershi …

Global Consultancy Sound Diplomacy to Open U.S. Office in 2019
Global Consultancy Sound Diplomacy to Open U.S. Office in 2019

New Orleans, Louisiana -Sound Diplomacy will open a U.S. office in 2019 to be headquartered in one of the country’s most revered music cities, New Orleans, it was announced today via an exclusive story in Billboard Magazine. The international consultancy, …

Reverb Opens Office in Japan
Reverb Opens Office in Japan

Chicago, Illinois -Reverb.com, the leading online marketplace dedicated to buying and selling new and used musical instruments, has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan. The company—which last year doubled the size of its Chicago headquarters and expanded its …