Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times
January 23, 2015

At the 2015 National Association of Music Merchants show in Anaheim, Calif. it sounded like heresy to hear a marketing honcho for one of the world’s leading drum manufacturers say, “We’re not trying to turn everyone into a professional drummer.”After all NAMM is where more than 5,000 brands of all kinds of instruments, equipment or music accessories are on display, and reps for all the companies that make them are pounding out the deals for selling them in the year ahead.
But the thrust of Alyssa Janny’s comment at the Remo drum booth on Thursday, opening day of the four-day convention, referred to a new line of drums designed to be more user-friendly — and potentially healing — for people with autism, Alzheimer’s and other disabilities....
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