Manhasset Specialty Company Celebrates its 85th Anniversary in 2020

Manhasset Specialty Company, a leading manufacturer of music stands and accessories, is celebrating 85 years of producing quality music stands and accessories for use by budding young musicians to professional musicians who are members of world-famous orchestras all around the world. The Manhasset Specialty Company dates back to 1935, when inventor/musician Otto Lagervall set out […]

Online Platform ‘Songwriting University’ Launches in Nashville, TN, Offers Songwriting Competition

A new online platform called Songwriting University is offering aspiring songwriters the opportunity to book one-on-one access to successful, established songwriters — and is celebrating their launch with an online songwriting competition with a $10,000 grand prize. The new endeavor is headed up by former A&R Executive / Producer extraordinaire Michael Blanton (Amy Grant, Michael […]

Innovative Music Competition for Piano and Violin Now Open

Ninichi and Xelafish, a creative partnership between composer Ninichi and multimedia creative Xelafish, have launched a competition open to all piano and violin musicians to cover their piece “Journey Into The Unseen.” The sheet music has been made available for free in piano solo, violin and piano (also works as violin solo), and violin duet […]

Dave Sanborn, Legendary Saxophonist, Presents the First Season of His New Show “Sanborn Sessions”

Dave Sanborn, veteran saxophonist and six-time Grammy Award winner, has announced he will soon present the first episode of his new music show, Sanborn Sessions. The new series is hosted by Sanborn and features a diverse roster of accomplished artists from a variety of genres and generations. In its initial season, Sanborn welcomes Kandace Springs, Terrace […]

Fender Launches New App that Offers Immersive Playing Experience With Apple Music

Fender has announced the launch of Fender Songs, the company’s latest innovative app, allowing users to practice, play along, and perform to millions of their favorite songs on guitar, ukulele, or piano. Building upon Fender Play, Fender’s digital online learning platform, Fender Songs continues the journey for the beginner player while inviting those more experienced […]

Rock and roll legends sign guitar for auction in aid of stroke victim Jerry Donahue

Some of the biggest names in rock and roll, including Sir Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Steve Winwood, Mark Knopfler, Pete Townshend, Albert Lee, David Gilmour, Joe Brown, Richard Thomson, and Dave Pegg, have signed a guitar to be auctioned in Great Britain in honor of stroke victim Jerry Donahue. […]