San Francisco, CA, January 3, 2017 - Glow Living (www.glowliving.com) is excited to announce the expansion of its Lessons Learned series to provide a first-ever live interview at The NAMM Show 2017 featuring elite drummer Omar Hakim (Sting, David Bowie, Journey, Madonna) and pianist extraordinaire Rachel Z (Peter Gabriel, Wayne Shorter, Steps Ahead, Vertu). Glow Living’s host Chandra Lynn, an MI marketing veteran and certified coach (Tony Robbins - Cloe Madanes Center for Strategic Intervention), will moderate the interview to share their hard-won wisdom on Sunday, January 22 from 11 am - 12 pm from the NAMM Idea Center stage inside the Anaheim Convention Center. This interview will explore their experience with auditioning for gigs, leveraging endorsements, honing technical chops, and staying healthy and balanced on the road and as partners in life.
Portland, OR: McSwain Guitars announced that it will participate as an exhibitor in NAMM’s newly introduced Boutique Guitar Showcase.  The company will provide a hands-on display of a number of its latest models and designs.
BUENA PARK, Calif. (January 3, 2017) — At this year’s Winter NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center, Yamaha Corporation of America reaffirms its longstanding support of The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus (Lennon Bus) with sponsorships and an expanded participation in the Lennon Bus’ music education efforts.
Seoul, South Korea — Cort’s new NDX Baritone acoustic-electric guitar is designed for guitarists who want to play in lower-than-standard tuning, but struggle with intonation and thicker strings on standard acoustic models. The Baritone is the latest addition to Cort’s NDX Series, and has a slightly elongated scale length of 27’’, making it easier to play and stay in tune in the lower B tuning. With excellent sonic balance and unique design elements, the NDX Baritone provides an unique playing experience for guitarists of various styles.
(Los Angeles, California) GearSecure (www.gearsecuremusic.com) a newly launched company from Los Angeles, California will introduce patented technology designed to be the first embedded anti-theft device for musical instruments and other assorted gear at NAMM 2017. 
CARLSBAD, Calif. – December 14, 2016 –The NAMM Foundation has announced that eight culturally significant musical inventions ranging from 1954 through 1998 will be inducted to its TECnology Hall of Fame, Saturday, January 21 at The NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The ceremony will be presented by The NAMM Museum of Making Music and will be hosted by veteran pro-audio journalist George Petersen. 
Player Demand for Greater Musical Expression Fuels Five-Year Growth of Analog Synthesizers
Light, compact and robust, the new MOD Duo is designed to replace heavy rigs by allowing guitarists access to plugins, including: effects, synths, amp simulations & tools.