The She Rocks Awards will return to The NAMM Show on Thursday, April 13, 2023. The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) presents the awards and recognizes women who stand out as innovators and role models in the music industry. Recently, She Rocks revealed the first three honorees will include Judy Collins, Shelly Peiken, and Noelle Scaggs, among others.
KORG has made its award-winning music creation software, KORG Gadget, available for Nintendo Switch users. The software includes multiple instrumental gadgets that combine a simple and intuitive graphical interface that enables music creation.
In October, NAMM Member Antelope Audio announced a new partnership with Abbey Road Institute, providing education to music production students through “intensive, focused, and hands-on training combined with access to top-tier equipment.”
In early November, TIME magazine released its list of “200 Best Inventions of 2022,” and three NAMM members, Audeze, Roli, and Sony, have products that have earned a coveted spot on this list.
On Thursday, April 13, 2023, The NAMM Show will host the TEC Experience, a communal reception designed to gather the crossroads of the industry to applaud the achievements of the researchers and developers, product designers, marketers, and innovators behind the innovations.
Bari Woodwinds is known for producing only the highest quality products to achieve a unique and coveted sound. As a small-scale manufacturer of mouthpieces and synthetic reeds, the NAMM Member is committed to producing reliable and innovative products that help musicians achieve their ideal sounds while creating as little impact as possible on the environment.
In July, NAMM Member JackTrip Labs partnered with EnterTalk radio to host a one-of-a-kind musical event utilizing its Virtual Studio software.
The MIDI Innovation Awards are presented each year with the support of The MIDI Association, Music Hackspace, and NAMM.
In September, the Memphis Music Hall of Fame celebrated its tenth year of inductions. Included in the 2022 class of honorees are Booker T. Jones and J.M. VanEaton, who are also part of NAMM’s Oral History Collection.
In 1968, Denis Wick started the company that would bear his name to make products better suited to produce the musical results he was hoping to achieve. He first manufactured mutes and mouthpieces for brass instruments, primarily to aid his colleagues and himself in the London Symphony Orchestra.
Noteflight, LLC of Boston, Massachusetts, is “dedicated to reinventing the way people create, share, teach, buy and sell written music.” Recently, the NAMM Member expanded this community to serve over 7,000,000 music makers – a new milestone – as it continues to develop “the world’s largest community of music writers and readers.”
At The 2022 NAMM Show, Córdoba Guitars introduced its latest guitar to the world. The Stage is the company's first nylon string electric guitar and was made possible by the collaboration between Córdoba Guitars and Fishman Transducers.