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made the presentation to Caleb Chapman, Soundhouse’s founder, chairman and chief executive producer. The Sound Support Foundation Scholarship Concert took place at the Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City on Feb. 10. In addition to Jody Espina, special guests included Thurl Bailey, NBA player and NCAA national champion; Michael Ward, guitarist of The Wallflowers; and Sal Cracchiolo of Tower of Power. “Caleb Chapman’s Soundhouse is one of the very best places in the world for aspiring musicians, and Caleb is one of the world’s preeminent music educators,” Espina said. “JodyJazz has been a longtime supporter of Soundhouse and Caleb’s activities and is proud to have provided mouthpieces for the Crescent Super Band for almost 20 years. Having seen the phenomenal growth of what we consider to be one of the very best extracurricular mu- sic programs on the planet, I could not have been prouder to participate in the concert and to contribute $10,000 to the scholarship program to provide opportunities for youth that might not be able to attend otherwise.” {} M arshall Music, a full-line dealership headquartered in Lansing, Michigan, has announced the upcoming opening of its newest Retail and Service Center for Music Education, located in Troy, Michigan. The new state-of-the-art facility is designed to cater to the specific needs of band and orchestra educators at secondary and collegiate levels, their students and the music community in the Detroit metropolitan area. The Retail and Service Center for Music Education is designed to serve as more than just a retail space and will offer a range of services and products, specifically tailored to support the educational music community. From advanced repair facilities for wind instruments and string luthiery to an expansive showroom of band and orchestra instruments, the center is designed to meet the needs of music educators and students. “We are incredibly excited to open our new Retail and Service Center for Music Education in Troy,” said Jimmy Edwards, CEO of Marshall Music. “This facility is a testament to our dedication to music educators, students, and the entire music community in Detroit and beyond. We believe that by providing a space that fosters education and service, we can make a significant impact on music education.” {} Marshall Music Unveils New Retail, Service Center for Music Education

JodyJazz’s Jody Espina (left) presents a check to Caleb Chapman for the company’s $10,000 donation to the Sound Support Foundation at its recent scholarship concert in Salt Lake City.

JodyJazz Donates $10K to Sound Support Foundation’s Scholarship Fund

J odyJazz has announced it’s donated $10,000 to the Sound Support Founda- tion Scholarship fund in support of Caleb Chapman’s Soundhouse. Based in Salt Lake City, Soundhouse is nationally recognized as one of the leading music performance train- ing studios for musicians ages eight to 18.

The donation was announced at the recent Sound Support Foundation Scholarship Con- cert, which was presented by the artists and staff of Caleb Chapman’s Soundhouse. Jody Espina, founder and president of JodyJazz and world-class saxophonist, was one of the special guest performers at the concert and

Sync2Sell Empowers MI Retailers with Enhanced Shipping Integration S ync2Sell (S2S), a provider of e-com- merce integration solutions tailored for

include expanded partnerships with Re- verb, Amazon and eBay, enabling retailers to manage listings and inventory across multiple marketplaces effortlessly. “Sync2Sell is committed to empowering music retailers with the tools they need to succeed in e-commerce,” said Justin Sims, co-founder of Sync2Sell. “With our en- hanced shipping integration and expanded marketplace integrations, we’re helping brick-and-mortar music stores across the country thrive in the digital marketplace.” By offering comprehensive solutions tailored specifically for the music retail industry, Sync2Sell remains dedicated to simplifying e-commerce operations, maxi- mizing online presence and driving sales for its users. {}

music retailers, has announced significant enhancements to its platform, designed to help brick-and-mortar music stores thrive in the e-commerce landscape. At the forefront of these developments is Sync2Sell’s new shipping integration, which lets music shops compare shipping rates from various carriers to find the best price for their shipments. This feature simpli- fies the shipping process, reduces costs and enhances the overall customer experience. Additionally, Sync2Sell continues to strengthen its Shopify and Lightspeed inte- grations, providing seamless connectivity for music retailers to major e-commerce platforms. Notably, these integrations now

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