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China to host international music products trade fair. (Industry Forefront).

China to host international music products trade fair. (Industry Forefront). AN UNPRECEDENTED joint venture between INTEX Shanghai and Messe Frankfurt will result in China’s first major international trade fair for musical instruments. Music China enjoys the support of the nation’s leading trade association, the China Association of Music Instruments (CAMI), which will integrate its own […]

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Charles Dumont & Son a leader in print music distribution.(INDUSTRY FOREFRONT)

Charles Dumont & Son a leader in print music distribution.(INDUSTRY FOREFRONT) CHARLES DUMONT & SON, Inc. is one of the world’s leaders in print music distribution. Its Voorhees, New Jersey, facility has been servicing music stores worldwide since 1945, and it has satellite offices in New York, California, and Florida. For years Charles Dumont & […]

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from a base in Hong Kong, Terence and Arlene Ng have exported their retail approach, bringing new levels of customer service, merchandising, and promotion to the Chinese market. With 45 stores in 16 cities, the company could be China’s largest retailer.(Report From China)

Parsons Music: from a base in Hong Kong, Terence and Arlene Ng have exported their retail approach, bringing new levels of customer service, merchandising, and promotion to the Chinese market. With 45 stores in 16 cities, the company could be China’s largest retailer.(Report From China) What’s it like selling musical products in the vast Chinese […]

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Roland to distribute Edirol audio/MIDI interface.(FLASH)(Company Profile)

Roland to distribute Edirol audio/MIDI interface.(FLASH)(Company Profile) ROLAND CORPORATION U.S. assumed sales and distribution of Edirol audio/MIDI interface products on November 3. Edirol is a leading brand of multimedia tools developed by Roland Corporation for electronic musicians and audio professionals. “Edirol has become a brand synonymous with innovation, strength, durability, and affordability,” said Dennis Houlihan, […]

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Korg intros new concert piano. (Product News).

Korg intros new concert piano. (Product News). USING THE LATEST SOUNDS from Korg’s professional voicing technology, the 32-voice EC-120 delivers a high-quality, spacious stereo piano sound. plus electric piano, harpsichord, vibraphone, organ, and string sounds. The EC-120’s full-scale keyboard provides the same feel as a traditional hammer-action acoustic piano and includes three levels or touch […]

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THE LATEST AND GREATEST IN NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS)

New Select “Swede” models feature exquisite quilted tops: Hagstrom Guitars.(NEW PRODUCTS: THE LATEST AND GREATEST IN NEW PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS) HAGSTROM HAS UNVEILED the new Select Series of electric guitars. Available in two models, the Select Swede and the Select Super Swede, the series features the finest select mahogany woods, flame maple bindings on the body […]

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ALA10 line array with ICEpower.(A-Line Acoustics)

ALA10 line array with ICEpower.(A-Line Acoustics) A-LINE ACOUSTICS HAS introduced the ALA10 active line array speaker system at the NSCA Expo in Orlando, Florida. Based on its AL10 line array with the unique patented EZAL rigging system, the powered ALA10 delivers 1,000W to 2×10″ drivers and 250W to 1×1.4″ HF driver utilizing proven state-of-the-art Bang […]

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TANSEN TO LAUNCH GUITAR LINE IN US.

TANSEN TO LAUNCH GUITAR LINE IN US. RECOGNIZED AS AN OEM manufacturer of high-quality electric guitars, the Harmony guitar factory of India will debut a range of special-edition guitars of uncompromising quality at NAMM. The Sovereign and Aristocrat series are not merely assembled, but totally handmade from scratch in Madras, India, in one of the […]

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Jinyin Musical Instrument: founded in 1979, Jinyin now builds nearly 120,000 instruments a year. (Industry Special Advertising Section: A The Asian Music).

Jinyin Musical Instrument: founded in 1979, Jinyin now builds nearly 120,000 instruments a year. (Industry Special Advertising Section: A The Asian Music). As China opened to international business in the 1980s, its people became more prosperous and began learning to play Western instruments. Predicting that the market for such instruments would eventually be enormous in […]

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NEWS * ANALYSIS * INFORMED OPINION)

Harmonica creator M. Hohner begins 150th anniversary celebration.(FOREFRONT: NEWS * ANALYSIS * INFORMED OPINION) HOHNER BEGAN the celebration of its 150th anniversary at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim by honoring its history yet pointing out that and it’s not your grandfather’s harmonica company anymore. Hohner started manufacturing harmonicas in 1857 in Trossingen, Germany. Since […]