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Midlands Cultural Manifesto to help provide long-term work for musicians

Midlands Cultural Manifesto to help provide long-term work for musicians

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The Musicians’ Union (MU), along with a number of other entertainment unions, has worked with Midlands TUC to product a Culture Manifesto for the region.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 25th 2017 at 12:04PM
JHS to offer trade discounts to dealers participating in Learn To Play Day 2017

JHS to offer trade discounts to dealers participating in Learn To Play Day 2017

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JHS is showing its support for National Learn to Play Day 2017 by offering participating dealers a special trade discount on any orders placed specifically for stock in preparation for ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 25th 2017 at 11:51AM
Fair Deal Music celebrates 30th year with shop expansion housing Birmingham's largest piano showroom

Fair Deal Music celebrates 30th year with shop expansion housing Birmingham's largest piano showroom

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Birmingham’s longest running independent music store Fair Deal Music first opened it’s doors in the old Bullring in 1987, supplying instruments and offering valuable advice to a plethora of musicians.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 25th 2017 at 11:13AM
Ed Sheeran 'Divide' signature Martin guitar unveiled

Ed Sheeran 'Divide' signature Martin guitar unveiled

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Westside Distribution has unveiled specs and images for the new Martin XL Ed Sheeran ‘Divide’ signature edition acoustic guitar.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 25th 2017 at 10:22AM

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National Youth Folk Ensemble holding auditions for new members

National Youth Folk Ensemble holding auditions for new members

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The English Folk Dance and Song Society (EFDSS) has launched a nationwide search for young musicians to join the National Youth Folk Ensemble.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 5:11PM
Tracktion releases MOK Waverazor synth

Tracktion releases MOK Waverazor synth

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Tracktion has releases the MOK Waverazor – an ultra-futuristic virtual synth that splices waveforms into twisted and aggressive new sounds.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 2:33PM
Forte Music to distribute Premier's drum gear in Bulgaria

Forte Music to distribute Premier's drum gear in Bulgaria

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Premier Music International Limited has partnered with Forte Music to distribute its range of drumsets and accessories in Bulgaria.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:48AM
Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

Lauren Aquilina joins ICMP teaching faculty

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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance (ICMP) has announced that songwriter and recording artist Lauren Aquilina, signed to Island Records, has joined its team as part of the visiting faculty.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 11:26AM

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Yanagisawa creates saxophones featuring 6,000-year-old Urushi lacquering technique

Yanagisawa creates saxophones featuring 6,000-year-old Urushi lacquering technique

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Yanagisawa has introduced four special saxophones, each featuring traditional floral engravings and decorations created using Japanese Urushi lacquering techniques dating ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:55AM
Tonetech becomes worldwide distributor for Sever Innovations

Tonetech becomes worldwide distributor for Sever Innovations

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Tonetech has become the global distributor for Sever Innovations’ range of TONE UP bass bridges.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 24th 2017 at 10:11AM
Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Sue Sturrock named President of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has announced the appointment of Sue Sturrock as its President 2017/18.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 4:30PM
Steinway & Sons unveils Modest Mussorgsky art case grand piano

Steinway & Sons unveils Modest Mussorgsky art case grand piano

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Steinway & Sons has unveiled one of its most ambitious art case grand pianos to date – the  "Pictures at ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 2:44PM

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Soar Valley Music to offer carriage-free trade orders throughout May

Soar Valley Music to offer carriage-free trade orders throughout May

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Traditional and world music wholesaler Soar Valley Music has announced the return of its carriage-free trade order offer.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 23rd 2017 at 1:00PM
Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

Orange launches Dual Discrete Op-Amp

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Orange Amplification has launched the new Dual Discrete Op-Amp, which has been specifically designed for audio use.

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 21st 2017 at 11:37AM
BRC responds to general election news: 'Political stability is crucial for the UK during Brexit negotiations'

BRC responds to general election news: 'Political stability is crucial for the UK during Brexit negotiations'

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Following the announcement by Prime Minister Theresa May earlier this week that a general election will be held in June, The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has given its view on ...

Laura  Barnes
on Apr 21st 2017 at 10:45AM