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In Memoriam: Bernice Ash

Bernice Ash passed away yesterday at the age of 90. She began working at the Sam Ash Music Store in New York City in 1947, one year before marrying the founder’s eldest son, Jerry. Bernice and Jerry continued the tradition of keeping the retail store...
PRS Guitars

PRS Guitars Joins Giving Tuesday Movement to Support Musicians

PRS Guitars is joining the “Giving Tuesday” movement to support gig-economy musicians in their Maryland backyard, as well as award-winning musicians and artists who have been uniquely affected by COVID-19. Giving Tuesday, which takes place on Decembe...
Silvertone, RBI Music

RBI Music Appointed Worldwide Silvertone Distributor

Rhythm Band Instruments, LLC has been appointed as the limited-exclusive worldwide distributor of Silvertone brand guitars, parts and accessories. The Silvertone brand was created by Sears in 1916 and has been owned by Samick Music Corp. since 2001. ...
Scott Summerhays

In Memoriam: Scott Summerhays

Scott Summerhays, president and CEO of Summerhays Music in Salt Lake City, Utah, passed away on Nov. 22 following an illness that he battled privately. He was 55. “I started working at the store when I was 12, pre-computer,” Summerhays said in a NAM...

Shure Acquires Stem Audio

Shure has acquired California-based Midas Technology, Inc., also known as Stem Audio, which specializes in providing a suite of products including table, ceiling and wall microphones, as well as loudspeakers, control interfaces and hubs. With the ac...

Convention TV to Return for Believe in Music Week

Despite going through a global pandemic, the MI industry has proven to be remarkably resilient. And according to the experts the Music & Sound Retailer has spoken to, 2021 has the potential to be a fantastic year for MI. Some have even said “euph...

Tagima Executives Discuss Impressive Growth

In the Music & Sound Retailer's latest special report, Brazilian manufacturer Tagima talks about its rising U.S. sales and its goal to make retailers profits. https://youtu.be/c64EAXc7dWo To see more special reports like thi...
Believe in Music Week, NAMM

Believe in Music Week Previews Education Tracks

NAMM’s Believe in Music week will offer more than 150 professional development and training sessions for all sectors of the music products, pro-audio and entertainment technology industries, as well as NAMM Foundation education sessions for music edu...