Harry Rosenbloom

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Harry Rosenbloom is the founder of Medley Music and one of the true pioneers of import relations with the Japanese beginning in the late 1950s. He developed and maintained key partnerships with the Japanese suppliers and was one of the first advocates for better trade relations between the United States and Japan. The Ibanez guitar line was just one of the successful results of his partnerships. Harry is also the father of Gerson Rosenbloom, the second president of Medley Music and a NAMM Past President. Gerson closed Medley Music in December 2008.  

Interview Date:
February 5, 2004