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Nicole M. Mitchell
Nicole M. Mitchell

Irvine, California -Nicole M. Mitchell is an award-winning creative flutist, composer, bandleader and educator. She is perhaps best known for her work as a flutist, having developed a unique improvisational language and having been repeatedly awarded “Top Flutist of the …

Yamaha U.S. Subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc., Acquires the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Brand and Business Operations
Yamaha U.S. Subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc., Acquires the Ampeg Bass Amplifier Brand and Business Operations

Shizuokashi / Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan -Yamaha Corporation (Yamaha) formed a new U.S. subsidiary, Yamaha Guitar Group, Inc. (California, U.S.A., hereinafter, YGG), on April 1, 2018, as a U.S.-based business entity that will formulate and implement Yamaha’s guitar business strategies. As …

Roland Opens Los Angeles Artist Relations Center
Roland Opens Los Angeles Artist Relations Center

Los Angeles, California -On Tuesday, May 8, 2018, Roland held a grand opening celebration of its newest Artist Relations Center, located at its U.S. headquarters in Los Angeles, CA. The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony that also kicked off the company’s #TotallyDrums …

Roland Noise Eater Drum Hardware Now Available
Roland Noise Eater Drum Hardware Now Available

Los Angeles, California -Roland announces the availability of its premium Noise Eater drum hardware, an innovative new line of accessories for electronic drums that applies Roland technology to solve the age-old noise and vibration problem faced by electronic drummers. …

Roland Expands the V-Drums Lineup With Full-size Bass Drums for Big Stage Presence and Authentic Acoustic Kick Feel
Roland Expands the V-Drums Lineup With Full-size Bass Drums for Big Stage Presence and Authentic Acoustic Kick Feel

Los Angeles, California -Roland announces four V-Drums products that take the acclaimed electronic percussion lineup to new levels of acoustic realism. The KD-220 and KD-180 Bass Drums feature full-size wood shells with Roland’s advanced trigger electronics built in, …

Roland Announces TD-17 Series V-drums
Roland Announces TD-17 Series V-drums

Los Angeles, California -Roland announces the TD-17 series, the latest addition to the acclaimed V-Drums lineup. Combining flagship-level sound with newly developed pads, the TD-17KVX, TD-17KV, and TD-17K-L kits deliver an experience that’s authentically close to playing …

Roland Expands System-500 Modular Synthesizer Series In Collaboration with Malekko
Roland Expands System-500 Modular Synthesizer Series In Collaboration with Malekko

Los Angeles, California -Roland introduces four new additions to the popular SYSTEM-500 modular synthesizer series: the SYS-510 Synth, SYS-555 LAG/S&H, SYS-531 MIX, and SYS-505 VCF. Inspired by vintage Roland modular synths from the 1970s, the latest members of the …

SFJAZZ Announces New SFJAZZ Collective Members Trumpeter Etienne Charles & Bassist Matt Brewer Join All-Star Octet
Laura Ferreira
SFJAZZ Announces New SFJAZZ Collective Members Trumpeter Etienne Charles & Bassist Matt Brewer Join All-Star Octet

San Francisco, California -SFJAZZ announces a new lineup of its award-winning all-star octet, the SFJAZZ Collective, with trumpeter Etienne Charles replacing trumpeter Sean Jones and bassist Matt Brewer replacing longtime bassist Matt Penman. Launched in 2004 by SFJAZZ, the …

Taylor Guitars Launches 'The Ebony Project,' An Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience About Responsible Ebony Wood Sourcing
Taylor Guitars Launches 'The Ebony Project,' An Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience About Responsible Ebony Wood Sourcing

El Cajon, California -Taylor Guitars, one of the world's leading manufacturers of premium acoustic guitars, is excited to launch an engrossing digital experience called The Ebony Project . The eight-part story takes people on a virtual journey to the African coun …

Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues
Classic Jazz At The Philharmonic Titles Featuring Ella Fitzgerald, Lester Young And Oscar Peterson Revived With New Vinyl Reissues

Los Angeles, California -In the annals of jazz history, few events have been more influential than the Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series, and the album series of the same name. From 1944 to 1957, pioneering impresario, Verve Records founder, Norman Granz organized a …

The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards
John Abbott
The National Music Council to Honor Jazz Giants Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer at Annual American Eagle Awards

Nashville, Tennessee -The National Music Council has announced that jazz legends Chick Corea and The Manhattan Transfer will be honored at the organization’s 35th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, June 28 at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville. The honors are …

Hal Leonard LLC Announces the Purchase of the Printed Music and Retail Divisions of The Music Sales Group
Hal Leonard LLC Announces the Purchase of the Printed Music and Retail Divisions of The Music Sales Group

Milwaukee, Wisconsin -Milwaukee-based worldwide music print publisher Hal Leonard LLC has today announced the purchase of the physical and online printed music businesses of global independent music publisher The Music Sales Group. In addition, Hal Leonard and The Music …