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Out Of The Ashes

By Rebecca Apodaca In 1958, Chuck Levin’s mother owned a pawn shop in Washington D.C. Eventually, Chuck evolved it into a music store down the street. All we...

Andy Zildjian

President, Sabian By Dan Ferrisi Andy Zildjian, President of Sabian—the well known cymbal company, based in Meductic, New Brunswick, Canada, that is celeb...

Speaking Up In The Garden State

I sit alone in my home office of my third-floor condo, enjoying my “birdhouse” view of the world while gulping a freshly rescued Diet Coke from the fridge. Then...

Yamaha’s DXR And DXS Speakers And Subs

By Dan Ferrisi When a company such as Yamaha, which possesses all the resources of being an established industry leader with a global reach, goes to Winter N...
Retailers Are Optimistic, Despite Lingering Challenges

The State Of The MI Market For 2012

Retailers Are Optimistic, Despite Lingering Challenges By Brian Berk On a scale of “Sad Songs (Say So Much)” on the negative end to “Shiny Happy People” o...
Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

Hugely Successful NAMM Show Leaves Industry Beaming By Dan Ferrisi and Amanda O’Mahony Emanating, as always, from Anaheim CA, the 2012 NAMM show was, wi...

When Times Get Tough

By Rebecca Apodaca With a degree in music and a certification in Musical Instrument Repair, I founded A & D Music in 1978. It began as a school rental an...
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Put Your Customer In The Picture

By Gene Fresco OK, 2012 is here. Let’s do it right this time. Let’s make 2012 the best year we have ever had, in spite of the wailing about how bad the econ...

Don’t Miss A Moment

‘Make It Count’ At The 2012 NAMM Show By Dan Ferrisi When one thinks about January, a few different things are likely to pop into one’s mind. There’s the conc...