NAMM in the Media
This video shows the global media presence at NAMM's trade shows.
This NAMM Market Development 2014 video shows the variety of programs and opportunities offered to NAMM members to help build their customer base and create more music makers.
Rolling Stone features the Turnaround Arts program, supported by the NAMM Foundation
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports on the San Diego Unified School District's recognition as one of the NAMM Foundation's 2014 "Best Communities for Music Education"
Scholastic Parent & Child article quotes NAMM's Mary Luehrsen and was placed by NAMM
NAMM worked with MSN Living to provide research and input for this feature article, Five Musical Ways to Bond with Your Baby. NAMM Foundation Executive Director Mary Luehrsen is quoted throughout, among other research provided by NAMM. "Even if you're sitting with your baby on your lap and you take their chubby, little hands and you clap to the... more
Fox News' award-winning health journalist Laurie Tarkan wrote a feature article on the benefits of making music as a stress reliever in the workplace. Her article, "Relieving Stress By Turning the Boardroom into a Bandroom" featured the FORTUNE Battle of the Corporate Bands competition, giving a glimpse at what some of America's largest... more
NAMM was among the sponsors of the Life @50+, the AARP National Event & Expo in New Orleans.To demonstrate the interplay of rhythm on brain function, Mickey Hart, the longtime Grateful Dead percussionist and Trustee of American Folk Life Center, Library of Congress, headlined the "Life's Rhythms Reimagined" closing session with neurologist... more
The Wall Street Journal shared the story of 13-year-old Luke Flottman in the article "How I Spent My Allowance" by Elizabeth Bernstein. Luke saved up his allowance for nearly a year, with his sights set on a brand new Squier Stratocaster by Fender. With savings in hand, he purchased the cherry red beauty at NAMM member retailer Willis Music in... more
The USA Today posted a story in their online travel section featuring insight from NAMM president Joe Lamond in their roundup for great places for music making around the United States. The article includes recommendations to test out a ukulele at Bertrand's Music in San Diego, try your hand at Adult Band Camp in Michigan and many more. For the... more
The 2012 Summer NAMM received extensive coverage in Nashville's daily newspaper, The Tennessean, including posts in the calendar and lifestyle sections. Reporter Anita Wadhwani posted updates from the show, including a piece that mentioned some of the trends she encountered. "For instance, it was hard to walk more than a few feet across the noisy... more
The Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands, sponsored by NAMM, is an annual event that puts the spotlight on the hidden musical talent found in corporations around the world. This year's regional competitions have wrapped up and eight bands will advance to the finals held in October at Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. There's been some great... more
CNN's Gary Marcus reported on the benefits of learning to play music in a feature that aligned with NAMM's National Wanna Play Music Week. Marcus wrote that, "Learning a more lasting new skill - be it playing guitar or learning to speak a foreign language - can equally harness the brain’s joy of learning new things, but leave you with something of... more
NAMM's 2012 National Wanna Play Music Week kicked off with a national media placement on The Daily Buzz, May 7, 2012. The syndicated show airs on 171 stations nationwide and has 1.2 million viewers.
Huffington Post featured a Q&A with Chris Martin and Fred Greene of Martin Guitar and features John Mayer speaking about the new John Mayer Signature Guitar.