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October 31, 2017 10:41 PM

Yamaha Promotes Music Education at Vietnamese Elementary Schools

Yamaha announced on October 13 that the company and Yamaha Music Vietnam Co., Ltd., a subsidiary in Vietnam, reached an agreement with Education & Training Dept. of Vietnam providing elementary school children with extra curriculular instrumental music education in the country using recorder and keyboard harmonica. (photos : Makoto Tani, president of Yamaha Vietnam (l) and Nguyen Duc Huu deputy manager of Vietnam Education & Training Dept., Vietnamese elementary school children enjoy rec...

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October 31, 2017 10:41 PM

An Edifice of Piano: Grand Gallery New Headquarters Completed

Aichi-based used piano salon, Grand Gallery, completed headquarters building at Okazaki, Aichi Pref.  recently and hosted an opening reception on September 23 with about 230 guests invited throughout the world. Having 2 showrooms in Tokyo and Aichi Pref., and the 3rd one in China, Grand Gallery boasts a huge inventory of 2,500 premier used pianos, finest level technique and service under philosophy of providing the customers with very best artistic pianos. (photo top left: from l. to r., Hiroyuk...

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October 31, 2017 10:40 PM

Tombo Celebrates 100 Years Anniversary

Tombo Musical Instrument. Co., Ltd. hosted a 100th anniversary reception on October 20 at Asakusa View Hotel, Tokyo inviting nearly 300 guests from the industry and harmonica and accordion players. Tombo’s century-long history dates back to 1902 when Seijiro Mano launched Koyodo Mano Inc. in Ueno, Tokyo. Having mastered harmonica making and maintenance technique, he built harmonica factory in 1917 in Nippori, and developed Japan’s first accordion 23 years later. Tombo is also known as a pioneer ...

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October 10, 2017 03:42 PM

Further Progressed Fender Guitars Made in JAPAN

Fender Music Showcased MADE IN JAPAN TRADITIONAL series Fender guitars Which celebrate 35th anniversary year on September 13 at Wired Tokyo 1999 in Shibuya inviting music dealers and press members. Edward Cole, president, delivered an opening remarks saying, “History of Fender guitars made in Japan dates back to 1982. Guitarists throughout the world were excited with reasonably priced and high-quality Japan Fender gears, and they became in many cases the first guitars for quite a lot of t...

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October 10, 2017 03:29 PM

Ikebe Musical Opens Bass House Ikebukuro, Tokyo

One of the leading musical instruments retail chains, Ikebe Musical launched Bass House Ikebe Ikebukuro, the first bass specialist store in the area, on September 1 on the 3rd floor of Rock House Ikebe Ikebukuro. It represents 5th bass store for Ikebe. (photo right: Bass House Ikebe opened on the 3rd floor of Rock House Ikebe.)   The 3rd floor is dedicated to about 400 bass guitars from entry level to high-end and special custom-built models. The customers can pick up gears of choice as we...

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