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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
John Broughton
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
Randy Hannan
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 …

Universal Music Group Announces Strategic Southeast Asia Expansion & Appoints Calvin Wong CEO for the Region
Universal Music Group Announces Strategic Southeast Asia Expansion & Appoints Calvin Wong CEO for the Region

Singapore, Singapore -Universal Music Group (UMG), the world leader in music entertainment, today announced the appointment of respected industry executive Calvin Wong to the newly created position of CEO, Southeast Asia & SVP, Asia, effective immediately …

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
Chris Sorenson / Taylor Guitars
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,” …

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