NAMM Show 2022 Highlights

NAMM 2022 was a stellar three-day event featuring thousands of new products including instruments,  microphones,  recording gear and live sound equipment along with seminars, panels, live bands and so much more. Music Connection shines the spotlight on the amazing exhibitors, panels and the TEC Awards main event hosted by comedian and musician Fred Armisen. - Compiled by Brian Stewart

EastWest Sounds wins TEC Award for "Best Musical Instrument Software." EW Chief Mktg. Officer Blake Rogers, EW Studio Mgr. Candace Stewart, Asst. Mgr. Keith Munson & EW Founder -Producer Doug Rogers

Producer, manager, record label exec and artist Peter Asher plays the song that started a long illustrious career, “A World Without Love,” just after receiving his Lifetime Achievement Hall Of Fame TEC Award

At the TEC Awards VIP reception renowned keyboardist-composer Michael Lehmann Boddicker with multi-platinum artist and session musician Jeff “Skunk” Baxter

At the Harman booth: Kyle Hamilton, acclaimed front-of-house mixer for Doja Cat, Usher, Pharrell & Lizzo with Global Manager Of Product Relationships, Harman Pro, Becki Barabas

We caught up with AFM & SAG-AFTRA Fund Director of Artist Relations, Colin Gilbert, in the main hall with producer-mixer and Fund participant Mark Needham

Panthr seen roaming the floor, the new streaming and social music app for indie musicians. Founding Partners Jason Ferro, Chris Wilkinson, Henry Garcia

The ESP Guitar booth was rocking with iconic bassist Chuck Wright flanked by ESP Director of A&R Tony Rouser and Purchasing Manager Laura Roberts

“How To Engage Your Audience” panel with Marketing Consultant Nicole Slater, Vault Music Dir., Bridget Gardner, monderator prod./author Bobby Owsinski and vocalist Tyler Conti