Canadian Music Trade - August-September 22 - Page 13

Launch Music Now the Canadian Distributor for Warwick ’ s RockBoard & RockGear Accessories Launch Music has announced a new distribution partnership with Framus & Warwick GmbH . It makes Launch Music the new Canadian distributor for RockBoard and RockGear by Warwick accessories in Canada .
“ Launch Music will be focusing on the following accessory lines to kick off our partnership : RockBoard and RockGear , with specific products tailored to the Canadian market . RockBoard has all your pedalboard solutions , and their other lines provide a wide breadth of cables , stands , gig bags , and many more ,” says J . P . Lambert , Launch ’ s outgoing VP of distribution .
The RockGear family includes Rock- Stand , RockBag , RockCase , and RockCable . These brands offer several lines of stands , cases , and many accessories designed for musicians and touring professionals .
Launch Music is expecting its first shipment of RockBoard and RockGear in October 2022 .
For more information , contact Launch Music : 833-215-3207 , info @ launchmusic . ca , www . launchmusic . ca .
Excelcia Music Publishing Acquires Kendor Music Excelcia Music Publishing has announced its acquisition of prominent music publisher Kendor Music . Kendor Music is a well-established publisher of educational editions for jazz ensemble , string orchestra , instrumental solo and ensembles , and text / method books . Excelcia Music Publishing says it will maintain the brand and continue to publish editions throughout all Kendor Music ’ s core educational product lines . Through this acquisition , Excelcia Music Publishing says it plans to expand and amplify the presence of – and access to – all that Kendor Music offers for the music education community . Kendor will continue to serve as the distributor for Doug Beach Music and Sammy Nestico Music .
Kendor Music President Craig Cornwall says , “ The wonderful legacy of Kendor Music lies in publishing accessible and educationally-minded music , especially for jazz ensemble and string orchestra . Excelcia Music Publishing is the perfect fit to carry our music into the future .”
Cornwall , who took over the reins of Kendor Music from his father , Ramon Cornwall ,
continues , “ From its inception , like Kendor Music , Excelcia Music Publishing was started by and focused on music educators . I am extremely confident that our music , our composers , and our legacy will be in good hands with Larry [ Clark ] and his team . Their passion for print and desire to become the caretaker of the Kendor Music brand confirmed my confidence that passing the torch to Excelcia Music Publishing was the perfect move for the company .”
In addition to Kendor Music Publishing , Excelcia Music Publishing also owns Wingert- Jones Publications and RBC Publications . Excelcia Music Publishing will continue to publish , market , and sell each of the four brands separately .
For more information , go to www . excelciamusic . com . CANADIAN MUSIC TRADE 13