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NAMM University - Best In Show

Best in Show
NAMM Show 2011, January 13-16, Anaheim, CA

Moderated by Frank Alkyer, Publisher, Music Inc. magazine

Seven music retail experts shopped NAMM for three days on a mission to find the show's top gear in four categories. The panelists choices where presented in front of more than 700 attendees at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel at NAMM Sunday morning.

The drum and percussion related winners are as follows:


Something Small

HingeStix, practice drumsticks

The iKlip, by IK Multimedia

LP Finger Shot and the LP Qube


Gotta Stock It

Paiste Formula 602


Companies To Watch

Meinl, cymbals and percussion 

Tycoon Percussion


Best In Show

Zildjian's Gen 16

About NAMM
The National Association of Music Merchants, commonly called NAMM in reference to the organization's popular NAMM trade shows, is the not-for-profit association that unifies, leads and strengthens the $17 billion global musical instruments and products industry. NAMM's activities and programs are designed to promote music making to people of all ages. NAMM is comprised of more than 9,000 Member companies. For more information about NAMM, interested parties can visit www.namm.org or call 800-767-NAMM (6266).