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August 17, 2014 05:08 PM

Inspire Creator’s Sense with Innovative Products: Masahiro Iijima, Zoom CEO Talks on Unique Company Policies

With such high-quality concept goods as hand-held recorders, multiple effect processors, and most recently video recorders and iOS device at attractive price points, Zoom has achieved successful results since its inception. The company marked 30th year last year. Japan Music Trades interviewed with Masahiro IIjima CEO in hopes of knowing its characteristic product development policies and marketing strategies. Never develop products only to meet market requirements JMT: Zoom brand has been recog...

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August 17, 2014 05:03 PM

Tokyo Guitar Show 2014

Yamano Music and Fender Musical Instruments co-staged Tokyo Guitar Show on June 28 and 29 at Bellsalle Shibuya Garden, Tokyo. The event where dealers and guitar enthusiasts meet, talk, and do business has established itself in Japan’s guitar society. 14 manufacturers/distributors, 26 dealers and 4 music publishers participated, the event drew 4,320 visitors, 15% less than last year, despite the bad weather. During the 2 days, 198 guitars which were 21% more than last year sold , and gained...

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August 17, 2014 05:02 PM

Yamaha’s New Eco-friendly Soprano Recorders

Yamaha staged a press conference to announce YRS-401 and YRS-402B soprano recorders on July 15 at Yamaha Ginza Concert Salon. The company has built recorders under a strict guideline to provide students with safe instruments since 1967. The new models to be distributed in October feature biomass resin material first introduced for musical instruments. Yoshiaki Togari, manager of Musical Instruments Sales Division, Yamaha Music Japan, explains, “As a supplier of musical instruments for scho...

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JAPAN PIANO ATLAS 2017

List of Japanese & imported pianos manufactured from 1946 to 2017. A full list of Japanese pianos with serial numbers, specifications, finishes, photos. A list of imported pianos with brand names, model numbers, finishes, and retail prices. A must for used piano dealers.

* 63 brand names, 1,600 models, serial numbers.
* 630 pages, 210mm x 148mm size.
* ¥4,500
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* Japan Piano Atlas 2008 and 2013 editions now come in one single publication and updated. The 2008 and 2013 editions are out of print.

Piano Nomenclatur (Far East version)

Piano vocabulary listing the parts of the piano, the name of the part, the adjustment criteria of the action etc. in four languages.

* Far East version of Piano Nomenclature originally written by Nikolaus Schimmel /H. K. Herzog
* English GB/USA, Japanese, Korean, Chinese Taipei
* 64 pages, 208mm x 220mm size.
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