‘Super-Niche’ Dealers Thrive on Laser-Like Focus. “I’ve died and gone to heaven!” That’s the typical response proprietors of super-specialty stores hear from practically every customer who enters their distinctive music retail world. It’s where the sax player sees only walls of saxophones; the left-handed guitarist sees a world of axes just for them. Want to try more than two or three pedal steel guitars? Make your way to Nashville Pedal Steel and let acclaimed recording artist Bobbe Seymour, who has performed and recorded with the likes of Johnny Rivers, Dolly Parton, and Elvis Presley, personally walk you a selection of 70 or so.
On Thursday of this week, the Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, Ocean and Insular Affairs of the US House of Representatives heard testimony at its oversight hearing on the 2008 Lacey Act Amendments.
George Quinlan Sr., founder of Quinlan & Fabish Music Company based in Chicago, died on May 11 at the age of 90.
Earlier this week, an American Airlines flight made an emergency landing…
Rick Dorn, a 30-year veteran of Fletcher Music Centers (FMC), has been promoted to president and chief operating officer of the 19-store retail music chain that operates throughout Florida and Arizona.
As part of its ongoing philanthropy, Alfred Music recently donated more than $8,000 of music education materials to local nonprofit Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), which provides local underserved youth with academics, arts, and athletics programs in the Rampart District.