ChordBuddy LLC, maker of the ChordBuddy Guitar Learning System, has announced that Hal Leonard Corp. will distribute the company’s products to North American retailers. Hal Leonard debuted the ChordBuddy products at Summer NAMM in Nashville. The ChordBuddy line will include the original ChordBuddy Guitar Learning System, as well as some models of “Perry’s” line of acoustic guitars, the ChordBuddy digital tuner/capo, related accessories and the ChordBuddy Jr. guitar, a new half-sized instrument for the four to eight age group.
“ChordBuddy gives new guitar players instant success and helps them stick with it during those first two difficult teaching months,” said Travis Perry, Managing Partner, ChordBuddy LLC. “Hal Leonard will help us reach even more potential players through their network of outstanding retailers.”
Hal Leonard will also coordinate new publications, including ChordBuddy songbooks and instructional content to support the ChordBuddy Guitar Learning System. Throughout the year, ChordBuddy and Hal Leonard will plan strategic events and clinics.
“The potential of this partnership to expand the market with new players of all ages will be really exciting for the industry,” said Brad Smith, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager, Hal Leonard Corp. “Hal Leonard looks forward to playing a key role in ChordBuddy’s quest to make playing the guitar easier and more fun for consumers everywhere.”