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Guitars Not Guns

Name: Skip Chaples ( Organization: Guitars Not Guns (National Capital Area) Title: President What is Guitars Not Guns? How did it get started? Guitars Not Guns (GnG) was founded in San Jose California in July 2000 by Ray and Louise Nelson. Ray was a lifelong musician; Louise worked for the California Department of Family […]

GAMA Elects Eight Board Members for 2013

The members of the Guitar and Accessories Marketing Association (GAMA) elected a new Board of Directors during the GAMA annual membership meeting in January at the NAMM show. In this historic election, eight Board members were appointed. Previously, the ByLaws of the organization stipulated that the number of Board members should be seven. A change […]

Meet Ben Ryan of CapoSonic

Ben Ryan of CapoSonic, a guitar accessories startup out of Santa Barbara, California recently joined GAMA. The following is a brief introduction to Ben and his new CapoSonic. What is your new product? A revolutionary, new guitar accessory and educational tool, that provides the warm, rich sounds of open tuning yet uses standard and familiar […]