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Gail Hopkins Kolehma

Gail Hopkins Kolehma has been a passionate member of music publishing ever since first joining the industry.  Her enthusiasm and knowledge make for the perfect combination in sharing her career highlights as well...

Phil Jones

Phil Jones grew up in the UK in the 1960s and, like many of his schoolmates, he wanted to be a Beatle!  He played guitar and his first guitar was one he made, and later a bass.  He created his own sound...

Robby Krieger

Robby Krieger is the guitarist and songwriter best known for being a founding member of the rock band, The Doors.  The incredible influence the band had on generations of music makers and songwriters can never be...

Art Laboe

Art Laboe admired radio broadcasters from the first moment he heard voices coming out of a box his aunt had sent to Art's family when he was eight.  He went on to have a successful and innovative...

Cecil Ramirez

Cecil Ramirez started in the music industry in retail, at the Music Box in Lodi, California.  He created a keyboard studio feel within the store in1983, which was an exciting time of technological advances in...

Bill Reim

Bill Reim is the CEO of Hoshino USA, based in Pennsylvania.  He can remember watching the Beatles on TV when he was in the second grade and later formed a rock band with some of his classmates while in high school...

NAMM In Memoriam Industry Tribute 2014

This video is of our annual NAMM Tribute, created in honor of our members and music industry friends who passed away in 2013 and early 2014.  This Tribute was shown for the first time at the NAMM Show in Anaheim,...

NAMM Annual In Memoriam Industry Tribute 2013

This video is of our annual NAMM Tribute, created in honor of our members and music industry friends who passed away in 2012 and early 2013.  This Tribute was shown for the first time at the NAMM Show in Anaheim,...

NAMM In Memoriam Industry Tribute 2012

This video is of our annual NAMM Tribute, created in honor of our members and music industry friends who passed away in 2012.  This Tribute was shown for the first time at the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California in January...

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