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Taylor Dealers Take Home Top Awards at NAMM’s Top 100 Event


On Friday, July 13, the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) recognized the Top 100 Dealers in the United States at its annual summer trade show in Nashville, Tennessee. The awards honored the top musical instrument and accessory merchants, with several special awards given to Taylor dealers of note.

Alto Music (Middletown, New York) took home the most prestigious title, “Dealer of the Year,” while The Music Zoo (Rosyln, New York) was recognized for “Best Website.” Santa Fe, New Mexico-based Candyman Strings & Things took home three awards: “Best Merchandise & Display,” “Best Rock School & Summer Rock Camps,” and NAMM’s “Wanna Play? Music Makes a Difference” honor. The Ted Brown Music Company, which has four locations throughout Washington state, earned “Best Curb Appeal,” and Music Villa in Bozeman, Montana picked up two awards: “Best Ad” and “Best Use of Social Media” for its external activities. 

Congratulations to the following Taylor dealers, who were represented among the NAMM Top 100 Dealers.

Alamo Music Center, Inc.

Alto Music, Inc.

Beacock Music Co., Inc.

Buddy Roger’s Music

Candyman Strings & Things

Cascio Music Co., Inc.

Corner Music

Cream City Music

Dietze Music House

Elderly Instruments

Gand Music & Sound

George’s Music Stores

Grandma’s Music & Sound

Gruhn Guitars, Inc.

Hot Licks Guitar Shop

Ken Stanton Music, Inc.

Kenny’s Music

Leitz Music Co., Inc.

Marshall Music Co.

Mississippi Music, Inc.

Monster Music

Music Villa

The Music Zoo

Portmans Music Superstore, Inc.

Pick ‘n’ Grin, Inc.

Portland Music Co.

Richmond Music Center, Inc.

Robert M. Sides Family Music Centers

Senseney Music, Inc

Springfield Music, Inc.

Strait Music Co.

Tarpley Music Co., Inc.

Ted Brown Music Co.

Tobias Music

Washington Music Center

Willcutt Guitar Shoppe

World Music Nashville

Uncle Ike’s Music



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