Our first interview at the 2018 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA was with Tom Bedell of Bedell Guitars. You may also know Tom as Founder of Two Old Hippies, LLC, a music and clothing (“lifestyle”) store in Nashville, TN, as well as owner of Breedlove Stringed Instruments and Weber … [Read more...] about An Interview with Tom Bedell, Bedell Guitars
What is NAMM? “NAMM, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), established in 1901, is the not-for-profit association that strengthens the $17 billion global music, sound and event technology products industry.” Ref: www.namm.org The NAMM ShowEach year NAMM … [Read more...] about We Went to NAMM!
Back in November, we posted an article on British Airways Upsetting Musicians featuring several stories of musicians with less than favorable experiences (to say the least) flying British Airways. Here is another cringeworthy story from a customer of another airline. A few years … [Read more...] about Customer Claims Alitalia Broke 300-year-old Instrument
Traveling musicians are often all too familiar with the challenges of flying with their instruments. The fear of "Will my instrument make it on board the plane?", or "If I have to check it, will it survive the handling?" permeates through the mind of any guitarist walking to … [Read more...] about British Airways Upsetting Musicians
As some of you may know, I perform with my good friend, Sam, in a duo that we call Terminus. We were very fortunate to have the opportunity to perform for a small but fantastic group of students near Florence, Italy a few weeks ago. This was one of the many highlights of our … [Read more...] about Playing Music in Italy