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2014-07-15 23:00:24

Rebecca R. Rubin Interviews Rich Redmond, Renowned Touring and Session Percussionist, About Sustainability in the Music Industry Fredericksburg, VA (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 "Everyone can take steps towards helping the environment; playing musical instruments that are manufactured with a green philosophy is my way of contributing to the cause," said Rich Redmond, renowned touring and session drummer in a just-released interview with Marstel-Day President and CEO Rebecca R. Rubin. As...

2013-06-27 23:50:25

With Shopatron, TRX Cymbal Co. will preserve valuable retailer relationships and further expand its dealer base. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 TRX Cymbal Co., a manufacturer of genuine Turkish cymbals and an official sponsor of the Vans Warped Tour, just launched its first online store with Shopatron. The partnership with Shopatron allows TRX to incorporate its dealers into the online fulfillment process, driving online sales and allowing TRX to attract new retail partners, while building tighter...

2011-09-29 07:00:00

New Modules, Drum Pad and Cymbal Offerings in Packages Designed to Suit Any Drumming Situation Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 Yamaha premieres its new, complete line up of DTX Series electronic drum sets. In addition to new modules, many of the DTX kits -- the ones to beat -- feature the innovative DTX-PAD with Textured Cellular Silicone (T.C.S.) technology, which offers musicians an expressive playing experience. To complement its award-winning DTX950K and DTX900K electronic...

2010-11-12 00:00:42

To perfect your skills, learn the snare drum or just for fun! Hudson, NH (PRWEB) November 11, 2010 iSnare is a new and exciting drum practice pad for the iPad. Similar to a drum practice pad that may be purchased at a music store, iSnare is a drum simulator that can be used for drummers and percussionists to practice snare rudiments/ fundamentals. This app is a great opportunity to practice skills, learn the snare drum or just to play for fun. iSnare costs significantly less than a...

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2009-05-11 15:30:00

A group of percussionists from a South Carolina high school set a world record by sustaining a drum roll for 27 hours and 23 seconds. The Rock Hill High School musicians beat a Michigan school's previous Guinness world record of 24 hours, 23 seconds by sustaining a single drum roll from 5 p.m. Friday until about 8 p.m. Saturday, The (Rock Hill, S.C.) Herald reported Monday. The 28 students who took turns on the snare drum raised $3,600 to buy new equipment for the school band. It's been a...

2009-01-19 15:49:51

The Land of Nod rolling toy xylophones are being recalled voluntarily because children could choke on their parts, a U.S. product safety agency says. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says rolling xylophone doubles as a pull toy and a xylophone. It has four wheels with pinwheel designs on them and eight metal bars attached by pegs that can break, posing a choking hazard. About 500 of the toys, imported from China by The Land of Nod of Northbrook, Ill, were sold through various...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.