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Cardinal Percussion Acquires Wuhan Brands

The recently established wholesaler/distributor, Cardinal Percussion, has acquired the Wuhan Cymbals and Gongs brand. Wuhan is known for its hand-crafted China cymbals. According to Cardinal Percussion, 2,000-year-old traditional manufacturing method...

Kyser to Transform Its NAMM Booth

The Kyser booth at The NAMM Show will be transformed into a mini capo factory where NAMM attendees can assemble their very own Kyser Quick-Change Capo.

Vote Now for the 33rd Music & Sound Manufacturer Awards

It’s holiday time, and that means it’s also time to vote for your favorite products, companies and manufacturer representatives for the 33rd annual Music & Sound Awards. Voting is now open for the Music & Sound Awards, Manufacturer Divisio...

Meet Me in St. Louis

The Gateway Arch, the Cardinals, Michael McDonald, Nelly, Chick Berry, Miles Davis and MI Spy? OK, MI Spy has a long way to go...
Meredith Hamlin, Kyser Musical Products

Meredith Hamlin, CEO, Kyser Musical Instruments

The Music & Sound Retailer: Who was your greatest influence or mentor and why? Meredith Hamlin: A woman named Suanne Rouse. She has invested a lot of time and energy and meals and prayers into me, and she saved my life many years ago. The R...
Mike Risko, Miriam Risko, Mike Risko Music

Married to MI

Mike Risko Music has been a one-stop shop for musicians who want to listen, learn and play in the Ossining, N.Y., area since 2010, when the store grew out of a music school run by Mike and Miriam Risko. Miriam came on board in 1997, two years after M...