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  • Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    full compass
    PSW Staff 06/10/14 02:19 PM,
    Jonathan and Susan Lipp, owners of Full Compass Systems, recently attended the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Advocacy Fly-In in Washington, D.C., joining musicians, researchers, congressional leaders and other NAMM members to press Congress on the importance of providing music education to all children. This year’s fly-in was the largest ever, with NAMM members and artists attending more than 100 meetings with Congress to urge the reauthorization and full funding of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and… View this story
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  • Monday, February 10, 2014
    PSW Staff 02/10/14 12:51 PM,
    Underscoring its commitment to provide the music products industry with the highest levels of partnership, Harman Professional today announced that Blake Augsburger, President, Harman Professional, Executive Vice President of Harman International and Country Manager, Americas, Harman International, has been named to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Music Merchants.  Augsburger is joined by seven other new board members elected from the United States and international music products community, including leaders from the retail and commercial domains.  The… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 01/08/14 06:39 PM,
    Pivitec has announced the release of the e16i-ADAT 16-channel AVB network interface, an input module that utilizes two ADAT optical connections for use with ADAT optical sources such as mixing consoles, microphone preamps, analog-to-digital converters, and DAW interfaces. Multiple e16i-ADAT modules can be combined together, or used with other Pivitec network audio modules, to build larger audio networks. The e16i-ADAT can also be used as a network-recording interface for AVB enabled computers. “While the e16i-ADAT is ideal for use as… View this story
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  • Monday, April 29, 2013
    PSW Staff 04/29/13 12:00 PM,
    The TEC Foundation for Excellence in Audio has formally entered into an agreement to become part of the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), strengthening the important work of both non-profits and the NAMM Show. All TEC activities, including the Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards, will join other marquee activities, events and efforts within the NAMM Foundation portfolio including the Museum of Making Music, research projects, the SupportMusic Coalition and global public service campaigns. The NAMM Foundation will present the… View this story
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  • Wednesday, January 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 01/30/13 04:26 PM,
    At its Annual Meeting of Members, held January 27 during the 2013 NAMM Show, the NAMM Board of Directors bid farewell to departing members and welcomed eight new faces to a three-year term. In welcoming the new members, chairman Kevin Cranley expressed his faith in their collective expertise and dedication, and noted the accomplishments of their predecessors. “Almost two years ago, the board sat down and totally rewrote NAMM’s vision, mission and objectives,” Cranley states. “In doing so, they brought… View this story
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  • Wednesday, May 16, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/16/12 09:26 AM,
    The NAMM Foundation has announced the 21 recipients of the NAMM Foundation’s 2012-2013 program grants, allocating $445,000 in funding. The grants support innovative community-based music learning programs that expand access to active music making and its many benefits. The new grants, while only a small portion of the National Association of Music Merchant’s (NAMM) overall annual multimillion-dollar-reinvestment into the music products industry, help organizations operate programs designed to increase interest and participation in making music among teachers, seniors, college students… View this story
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  • Thursday, May 03, 2012
    PSW Staff 05/03/12 05:40 AM,
    Once again, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is calling on all aspiring musicians to pick up a musical instrument and play during its sixth annual National Wanna Play Music Week (May 7-13, 2012). “People spend too much time regretting the fact that they don’t already play a musical instrument, when it’s as simple as picking up an instrument and playing for the pure enjoyment of it,” says Joe Lamond, president and CEO of NAMM. “National Wanna Play Music… View this story
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  • Monday, March 05, 2012
    PSW Staff 03/05/12 09:40 AM,
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) is now accepting entries for its Second Annual “Top 100 Dealer Awards,” which will take place at the 2012 Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, TN in July. The program recognizes outstanding NAMM Retailers during a gala event on Friday evening of Summer NAMM. Retailers selected as one of the Top 100 will be honored and from that select group, additional “best of” awards will be bestowed in a number of categories culminating in… View this story
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  • Friday, October 28, 2011
    PSW Staff 10/28/11 11:03 AM, 0 Comments
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) announced today its support for new legislation introduction by U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper (TN-05) that will clarify a broad federal law so that musical instrument manufacturers, retailers and resellers—among many others including musicians—would not be subject to penalties for unknowingly possessing illegal woods. The Retailers and Entertainers Lacey Implementation and Enforcement Fairness (RELIEF) Act clarifies the Lacey Act, which Congress updated in 2008 in an effort to disrupt illegal logging. “In theory, anybody… View this story
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  • Thursday, June 30, 2011
    PSW Staff 06/30/11 08:41 AM, 0 Comments
    The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) today announced its NAMM University educational session schedule for the upcoming 2011 Summer NAMM show, which takes place July 21-23 in Nashville, Tenn. Kicking the show off each morning will be the popular “Breakfast Session” held in the Grand Ballroom in the Renaissance Nashville hotel adjacent to the Nashville Convention Center. Each Breakfast Session begins with a free, hot breakfast at 8 a.m. and continues with in-depth presentations and panel discussions on the… View this story
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