Allen Haynes and his new Alvarez Yairi are flanked by SLM CEO Mark Ragin and Kevin Cranley, president of Willis Music/Chairman of NAMM.
A dealer of a Tennessee Music Store when to the International Music Instrument Trade Show in Anaheim (NAMM), and went home with a brand new beautiful handmade Alvarez-Yairi guitar just by stopping by the St. Louis Music booth.
Not bad, eh?
St. Louis Music dealer Allen Haynes of The Music Shop is the winner of SLM’s special NAMM show contest. The owner of the Murfreesboro, Tenn. retail operation won the drawing for a new Alvarez Yairi WY1T worth $2,199.00 that was held in the SLM booth Saturday.
Any SLM dealer who spent $100 at the booth at NAMM was eligible for the drawing. The guitar is a TS model favored by the likes of Joe Bonamassa, Bob Weir, and Ani DiFranco among many others. It featured a vintage tobacco sunburst finish, unique AY Direct coupled bridge, and is decorated with abalone purflings.
Doesn’t get more exciting than this: SLM has added a new line of brass and woodwind instruments aimed specifically at the rental market. The respected Zonda name is synonymous with great reeds, and now Zonda stands for quality flutes, clarinets, trumpets, trombones, and alto and tenor saxophones. Introduced at the recent NAMM convention on January 24th, Zonda instruments started flying out of our warehouse and into retailers everywhere pretty much immediately ….
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SLM has a new member of the family — but it’s actually a homecoming: Patrick R. Stevenson has joined the company as vice president of sales.
“We’re excited about Patrick returning to St. Louis Music,” says CEO Mark Ragin. “We’re experiencing tremendous growth now not only in new products, but new lines like Zonda brass, Dixon drums, Sigma guitars, and so much more. His experience and talent will continue to build on and expand the service we provide our dealers.”… read more