Music Gear News
Namm calls on everyone to play on Music Monday
The National Association of Music Merchants (Namm) is calling for people around the world to pick up a musical instrument and play on this year's Music Monday (May 4th).
For the second year in a row, the organiser of the popular Namm trade shows is backing the Coalition for Music Education's annual event, which aims to showcase the power of music.
Announcing its support for the day this week, Namm said its research illustrates that music is beneficial for people of all ages.
"Children who play music do better in school, people [over the age of 45] who make music can use the activity to reduce stress and seniors who play often use it as a social outlet," the organisation stated.
It quoted figures showing that 82 per cent of people who have never played a musical instrument before would like to be able to do so.
The next Namm show, Summer Namm '09, will take place in Nashville in July.Posted on 8 Apr 2009 16:31 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Specifically designed to be used in conjunction with the BOSS Katana 100W Head, the 212 Boss cabinet responds perfectly to every nuance and characteristic of BOSS' flagship solid state.
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Recent Music News
Here at Gear4music we have a great relationship with Zildjian Cymbals and this year we were lucky enough to be invited to the factory and headquarters over in Norwell, Massachusetts, USA.
Click here to read the latest news about music equipment, product launches, industry news, and more.
Click here to see the latest competitions and promotions at Gear4music. Save money on musical instruments, software, and equipment. Find out about our active competitions.
For a limited time, KeyLab MkII and KeyLab Essential come with even more award-winning virtual instruments! Find out how to claim your free instruments here.
To celebrate the launch of QSC's latest series of active speakers, find out how you could win a pair of QSC CP-12 active speakers, worth 1020 GBP!
AKAI's MPC software has been updated to Firmware 2.3, introducing three new plugin instruments and enhanced functionality.