Tag archives: Brian Hardgroove

12th Annual NAMM Report: Part 1: 50 Years of Hip Hop Saves the NAMM Show
By Joanne A Calitri   |   April 25, 2023

The NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) Foundation stepped up to the plate on diversity, equity, and inclusion by acknowledging, awarding, and celebrating Hip Hop music “from the lens and expertise of its musicians, engineers, music brands, and gear used to create Hip Hop” during its NAMM Show (April 13-15) at the Anaheim Convention Center.  […]

Arts in Lockdown Series Part 15: Producer and Musician Brian Hardgroove
By Joanne A Calitri   |   November 19, 2020

Music output is a good way to assess a society’s health, and right now we are unhealthy, so it’s a good time to talk about it.” – Brian Hardgroove Record producer, bassist, and former bandleader of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Public Enemy, Brian Hardgroove has been there, done that, and continues to […]

The 118th Annual NAMM Show
By Joanne A Calitri   |   February 28, 2019

The 2019 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California (Jan 24-27), where the global leaders of music instruments, production, pro audio, and event technology industries gather to showcase their latest. This year had 115,301 registered industry professionals, 2,000 exhibiting member companies representing 7,000 brands, all housed in the Anaheim Convention Center’s triplex and its sister hotels, the […]