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 […]
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 […]
The life and career of jazz titan and influential composer Charlie Parker will be honored throughout 2020 with a worldwide celebration commemorating the 100th anniversary of his birth (August 29, 1920). Dubbed “Bird 100” after the nickname of the alto saxophonist who was one of the fathers of bebop and progenitors of modern jazz, the […]
Casio America, Inc., recently announced that its new Casiotone CT-S300 and LK-S250 electronic keyboards are now available. Revamped to hit a high note with music lovers of all ages, these keyboards are ideal go-anywhere musical partners. Like the original Casiotone models from the 80s, the new CT-S300 and LK-S250 allow anyone to have fun making […]
Dave Sanborn, the 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, […]
Free Participatory Musical Parades Showcasing a Wide Variety of Genres and Styles to Kick Off Winter in Over 30 U.S. Cities Make Music Winter, a free, outdoor music-making celebration on the winter solstice, returns this year on Saturday, Dec. 21, with participatory musical parades and performances and events in more than 30 U.S. cities. The […]
Sounds of Saving Gives Away Over 2,000 Vinyl Records in NYC Parks for World Suicide Prevention Day On Tuesday, September 10, non-profit advocacy organization Sounds of Saving launched a new awareness campaign dedicated to helping those suffering with mental health issues through connection with music. To raise awareness for World Suicide Prevention Day, Sounds of Saving — a nonprofit created […]
Four college students pursuing music industry careers have been awarded $10,000 each in scholarships, through the Live Nation/House of Blues Music Forward Foundation 2019 Scholarship Program.
Music Expo in association with Sound On Sound Magazine announces the first round of speakers and exhibitors for its’ upcoming Nashville conference. Making a return for the second year, the multi-city conference series for music makers will be hosted by SAE Institute and take place on Saturday, Sept. 21st.