NAMM Show

Scott May knew since he was five years old that he wanted to play the organ!  He fell in love with the endless possibilities of the instrument as he grew and discovered that the Hammond was the ideal organ for him!  While working for the Hammond Organ Company, Scott has assessed new innovations and...
Stan Mazyck plays an intricate role in the success of the NAMM Shows as a floor manager. As a retired police officer from the Long Island area, Stan worked trade shows while serving on the police force as a floor manager for a variety of industries before he relocated to Carlsbad, California where...
James McDonald is known simply as Boom Boom to his NAMM family. Following in the footsteps of his father, Boom Boom’s career focused on the trade show industry and early on he became involved with the NAMM Show. Soon, he became a part of the organization’s annual events. Boom Boom has never been...
Kay McDowell now (and may always) holds the record for the most NAMM shows attended --83 in a row! As a very young girl, she accompanied her father, the owner of Ludwig Aeolian of St. Louis, Missouri, to the show. Years later, her husband, Bob, took over that business and a very active role in the...
James Moody and his saxophone graced many NAMM Shows over the decades and was a good friend to many within the industry.  He was often seen strolling the show floor and encountering friends with a smile at nearly every step. It is easy to see why he was one of the most beloved jazz musicians in...
Steve Morse has been a regular attendee at the NAMM Shows for several decades thanks to the Ernie Ball Company.  In fact, it was thanks to Sterling Ball that Steve was interviewed during the show in 2015.  Steve’s long career in music, which began professionally in 1969, has included gigs with the...
Lee Oskar played the famed harmonica lick in the classic 1970s hit “Low Rider” as a member of the band WARS. The success of this song led to name recognition within the music industry that resulted in the idea of designing and marketing Lee’s own line of harmonicas. Lee Oskar’s has been noted for...
Joe Pham proudly thanks NAMM for his introduction to QSC, which took place while walking the trade show in 2004. Shortly afterwards, he joined QSC as the company's Chief Strategy and Technology Officer. In 2007, Joe was promoted to Chief Operating Officer and three years later, became President and...
Zach Phillips lives and breathes the music products industry, and this has led him into a role that appears to have been tailored specifically for him as the Director of Professional Development for NAMM. With a passion for music products and an innate ability to educate others, Zach has been...
Dave Pomeroy has been active during the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville as both a performer on stage for many events and as an exhibitor as president of the Musician's Union in Nashville.  Dave’s playing career has included live performances and studio recordings with Trisha Yearwood, Alison Krauss...

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