San Francisco Art Commission fights to reinstate 31 chopped GRAMMY categories

The San Francisco Art’s Commission has voted unanimously to offer a resolution to NARAS, the folks in charge of the GRAMMY Awards, suggesting the return of 31 GRAMMY categories, including Latin Jazz, Contemporary Jazz, Hawaiian, Cajun, Zydeco, Native American, Tejano, Classical Crossover, Instrumental Rock. More from the press release: San … → read more

Lead-Singer Aoife O’Donovan To Play Final Tour with Childsplay

The twelve-person fiddle choir, Childsplay, is embarking on their final tour with lead-singer Aoife O’Donovan. The choir consists some of the best fiddlers in the nation, including Boston Symphony violists and all-Ireland and national Scottish fiddle champions, and the sound is a delightful combo of Celtic and British tradition. All … → read more

C.F. Martin & Co. promotes Tim McNair to General Manager of Strings Division

C. F. Martin & Co. announced that Tim McNair has been promoted to general manager of its String Division. Effective immediately, McNair will report to company President Keith Lombardi. In this position, he is responsible for the growth of the company’s String business and providing direct leadership to the areas … → read more