Best in Show

Best in Show

The 2019 NAMM Show closed out with "Best in Show" on Sunday, January 27. This NAMM U Breakfast Session featured a fast-moving roundup of the biggest products, services and technologies on the exhibit floor. Moderator Frank Alkyer, publisher of Music Inc. and UpBeat Daily magazines, led a panel of music retail gear experts, who scoured the far corners of the show floor to bring you their favorites. They presented 24-plus picks that are sure to be a big deal in 2019, and beyond.

2019 NAMM Show – Winner List

Round 1: Best Add-Ons and Accessories
Chase Bliss Pre-amp MKII - Booth #3744
Warwick Rockboard Pedalboard Series - Booth #4636
Tama Dyna-Sync Pedal - Booth #4620
Key Leaves - Booth #8752
Tackle Instrument Supply - Booth #7229
Barefoot Buttons - Booth #2348

Round 2: Gotta Stock It
Korg Minilogue XD - Booth #8802
Yamaha Sonogenic SHS-500 Keytar - Booth #100, Marriott
Casio PX-S3000 - Booth #9502
Zildjian K Cluster and FX Stack Series - Booth #7222
Yamaha YVN Model 3 Student Violin - Booth #100, Marriott
D’Addario Power Bass - Booth #7002
Samson Expedition Series - Booth #14116

Round 3: Companies to Watch
Elekton - Booth #10102
B.A.C. Music - Booth #9133
Alesis - Booth #209AB
Eastman - Booth #8513
Franklin Strap - Booth #6100
Group One Limited - Booth #11245

Round 4: Best in Show
Fender Acoustasonic - Booth #304A
Ortega Ukuleles - Booth #1810
DW Collectors Series Pure Almond Drum Set - Booth #202A
Nuvo Windstars - Booth #8940
Greer Amps Soma ’63 Vintage Pre-amp - Booth #3647
Neumann NDH 20 Headphone - Booth #14108

Thank you to the "Best in Show" Panelists:
Jim Tuerk, Reverb
Leslie and Michael Faltin, Instrumental Music Center
Glenn Noyes, Guitar Center
George Quinlan, Quinlan & Fabish
Matt Alemany, Spicer’s Music
Chris Tso, Full Compass

Event Date

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:30am

Event Content

Best in Show