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Yngwie Malmsteen And Omar Hakim Are Honored By Roland

Roland and Boss present lifetime achievement awards to drummer Omar Hakim and guitarist Yngwie Malmsteen at NAMM 2020 in Anaheim, California. Roland Lifetime Achievement Award presented for the first time to a drummer Omar Hakim is an American jazz, jazz fusion and pop music drummer, producer, arranger and composer. He has worked with Weather Report, […]

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Robbie Robertson Travels Inward And Outward With Sinematic

I did something tonight that I haven’t done in a really long time. I put on the headphones, cranked up the volume, and listened to a complete album without stopping. And that album was, Sinematic by Robbie Robertson. And what an album it is. From the first track, “I Hear You Paint Houses”, a duet […]

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Joni Mitchell to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at 35th Annual NAMM TEC Awards

Joni Mitchell

Hailed as the most important and influential female recording artist of the late 20th century, inspired folk artist and pioneer Joni Mitchell will receive the prestigious Les Paul Innovation Award at the 35th Annual NAMM Technical Excellence & Creativity Awards (NAMM TEC Awards), being held Saturday, January 18, 2020 in Anaheim, California. The award is given on behalf of the Les Paul Foundation […]

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CREATIVE & TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT THE 33rd ANNUAL NAMM TEC AWARDS

PRESTIGIOUS LES PAUL INNOVATION AWARD PRESENTED TO JACKSON BROWNE WHO JAMS LIVE WITH NAMM TEC HALL OF FAME RECIPIENTS THE SECTION This was the best TEC Awards I’ve been to and I’ve been to quite a few. The production was top notch, and comedian Demetri Martin was a funny and thoughtful host. To cap the evening, Jackson […]

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Roland and BOSS Present Lifetime Achievement Awards to Thomas Dolby and Steve Vai at NAMM 2018

Third-annual awards presented to these iconic musicians for their contributions to the music industry while using Roland and/or BOSS gear throughout their careers During the 2018 Roland International Press Conference, held Wednesday, January 24, 2018, on the eve of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, Roland and BOSS presented their third-annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to […]

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PETER FRAMPTON’S REISSUE OF GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ALBUM FINGERPRINTS OUT NOW

AVAILABLE ON VINYL FOR THE FIRST TIME – SELECT HEADLINE SHOWS CONFIRMED & CANADIAN DATES WITH THE STEVE MILLER BAND THIS SPRING The reissue of Fingerprints from legendary guitarist Peter Frampton is out today via his own imprint Phenix Phonograph. Originally released in 2006, Fingerprints won the 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album […]

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Fats Domino Dead At 89…

Oct 25 2017 Statement from the children of Antoine “Fats” Domino, Jr. We are all touched by the outpouring of love and tribute for our father. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by those he loved and those who loved him. His music reached across all boundaries and carried him to all corners of […]

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Tom Petty Dead At 66

Tom Petty RIP

Posted today, 10/2/2017, on the Tom Petty website… On behalf of the Tom Petty family, we are devastated to announce the untimely death of our father, husband, brother, leader and friend Tom Petty. He suffered cardiac arrest at his home in Malibu in the early hours of this morning and was taken to UCLA Medical […]

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Glen Campbell Dead At 81

Today’s announcement on glencampbell.com Glen Travis Campbell 1936-2017 It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father, grandfather, and legendary singer and guitarist, Glen Travis Campbell, at the age of 81, following his long and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Glen is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell […]

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Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ 50th Anniversary Edition Now Streaming

The Beatles Celebrate Anniversary of Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with Special Edition Release. It was 50 years ago this June 1st when The Beatles’ John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr astonished and delighted the world, ushering in the Summer of Love with Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a groundbreaking […]

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