NAMM Show

Brent Fischer has provided several presentations at the Hot Zone during the NAMM Show, providing his insight regarding the music industry.  His career started as a young child listening to his father, Clare Fischer, compose.  Over the years they worked together and when his father’s health began to...
 Barbara Fitzgerald is a member of the NAMM family!  For years Barbara has been the trade show event coordinator who quietly in the background has made possible so many of the current services enjoyed during the annual shows.  She has worked on improving customer service for our members as well as...
David Frederick was working for ARP Synthesizers in the early 1970s when he had an idea to create a special musical experience for the trade show in Chicago. He called it the NAMM JAM and the event became somewhat legendary, mostly due to the fact that many retailers were hearing the ARP 2600 for...
Don Freeman’s father established the Freeman Decorating Company in 1927. By the 1960s, when Don became president, there were several other service companies under the title of Freeman, so they became known as Freeman Companies right about the time they were hired to assist with the development of...
Alan Friedman opened an accounting firm and soon focused on the music industry. As a musician himself, Alan knew he could offer services to the music industry as a specialized accounting firm. With his passion for music, Alan soon found himself providing presentations at the NAMM Show as well as...
Pete Gamber, the president of Alta Loma Music in Southern California, has been one of the leaders in educating music retailers to provide successful and profitable lesson programs in their stores. His passion has led to a regular column in Music Inc. and his widely successful NAMMU sessions during...
Vince Gill attended his first NAMM Show when he was nineteen years old and living in Los Angeles, California, back in 1977.  Over the years, Vince has supported many music retailers and suppliers and has developed long lasting and meaningful relationships, which is why he is always excited to...
Ann Patrick Green is the founder of Patrick Music School in Fullerton, California and the music teacher who provided training lessons during the NAMM Shows.  Her passion has always been centered around teaching, so when she had the opportunity to open a music school she jumped at the chance.  For...
Bob Henrit has been a regular artist at music trade shows all around the world for decades.  As a top rated drummer who has performed with many bands and stars over the years, Bob has endorsed several drum and accessory companies over his career.  As a result, he is not only well known to the NAMM...
Donna Henson holds the unique distinction of being a docent for the Museum of Making Music as well as a former employee of NAMM.  The headquarters for NAMM in Carlsbad, California is also the location for the Museum of Making Music, which was opened to the public in 2000.  Donna began working in...

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