“Based on what we have seen on the Grammy Awards program, country music in general is slowly returning to an acoustic instrument basis”
Yamaha recently unveiled its new A Series line of handcrafted acoustic/electric guitars, available in eight models. The line includes dreadnought and concert-sized cutaways, boasts a new headstock design, and is offered in mahogany or rosewood with a range of options. Designed with the gigging musician in mind, the A Series aims to bridge the gap between beginner/intermediate models and extreme high-end models.
Tornavoz Music, distributor of nylon-string guitar and accessory brands, is changing its name to Cōrdoba Music Group (CMG).
The trial resulting from the lawsuit filed by Andover-based Fishman Transducers, Inc. on January 17, 2007 against Stephen Paul d/b/a “Esteban,” Daystar Productions, and HSN Interactive, LLC, started on Monday in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
C.F. Martin & Co. (www.martinguitar.com) recently announced as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility initiative, the donation of 15 LX Martin Guitars to the Dessaix-Baptiste Music School in Haiti in cooperation with Jimmy Buffet’s charity, “Singing For Change, (SFC)” and five guitars to The SHARE Initiative at rehabilitation hospital Shepherd Center’s in Atlanta, Ga.