MMR Dealers’ Choice Awards
Product of the Year
Paul Calvin and Jim Levesque, Yamaha Corporation of America accept the “Product of the Year” trophy from MMR editor Christian Wissmuller.
Band & Orchestral Line of the Year
Jonathan Goldman, Brian Petterson, Roger Eaton, Garth Gilman, Makoto Tani, and Scott Yousey of Yamaha with the Award for “Band & Orchestra Line of the Year.”
Website of the Year
MMR editor Christian Wissmuller presents the Award to Yamaha’s Jeff Hawley.
Pro Digital Keyboard Line of the Year
MMR’s Sidney Davis (center) presents Yamaha Jim Levesque and Paul Calvin with the Dealers’ Choice Award.
Amplifier Line of the Year
Fender’s Shane Nichols with the award for “Amplifier Line of the Year.”
Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year
Hartley Peavey, Peavey Electronics, accepting the MMR Dealer Choice Award for “Sound Reinforcement Line of the Year.”
Acoustic Guitar Line of the Year
Chris Martin with C.F. Martin’s Dealers’ Choice Award trophy for “Acoustic Guitar Line of the Year.”
Electric Guitar Line of the Year
Gibson’s David Winters with the Dealers’ Choice Award for “Electric Guitar Line of the Year.”
Microphone Line of the Year
Mark Humrichouser received Shure’s trophy for “Microphone Line of the Year.”
Percussion Line of the Year
Gene Okamoto, Steve Armstrong, Terry West, Max Iishi, and Jerry Goldenson of Pearl Corporation accepting the Award for “Percussion Line of the Year” from MMR’s Rick Kessel (third from right).
Lighting Line of the Year
American DJ accepts MMR’s 2013 Dealers’ Choice Award, with Brian Dowdle, Chuck Davies, MMR’s Rick Kessel, Toby Velazquez, and Alfred Gonzalez.
Print Music Publisher of the Year
Jeff Schroedl, Larry Morton, Keith Mardak, and David Jahnke from Hal Leonard Publishing displaying the MMR Dealers’ Choice Award for “Print Music Publisher of the Year.”
Home Digital Keyboard of the Year
Rick Kessel, publisher of MMR, presents the Dealers’ Choice award to Hirotaka Kawai, president of Kawai Global. This year’s award recognizes the Kawai CA95 Concert Artist Digital Piano as the 2012 “Digital Home Keyboard of the Year.”
DJ Line of the Year
Pioneer’s Christian Behnke, Suresh Chekuri, Matt Pekmezian, and Mark Barbagallo accepting the hardware for “DJ Line of the Year.”
Acoustic Piano Line of the Year
Hailun’s Hailun Chen and Basilios Strmec with the Dealers’ Choice trophy.
Accessory Line of the Year
Jim D’Addario and Rick Drumm of D’Addario with the Dealers’ Choice Award for “Accessory Line of the Year.”
Recording Equipment Line of the Year
Mark Menghi and Ira Blanco of Samson Technologies with the Award for “Recording Equipment Line of the Year.”
Electric Bass Line of the Year
Tom Appleton, Mao Nakamura, and Ed O’Donnell of Hoshino USA, Inc. accepting their trophy.