On the Road with the Sedalia Ragtime Orchestra- Part 2: The J. W. Truxel Cymbal

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During my orchestra’s recent tour to play at two Missouri ragtime festivals, our drummer, Sandy Harr, made a fascinating acquisition. We had been invited to an after-concert pizza party at the home of our violinist Mary Ann Marx’s brother, who … Continued

How PIPA Can Be Effective at Combating Internet Piracy

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Note: This article originally appeared in the April 2012 edition of Los Angeles Lawyer and was republished with the authors’ permission. Bold print has been added for ease of reading on this blog. EARLIER THIS YEAR, TWO BILLS designed to combat … Continued

SONGSTUFF by Cary Ginell: Tippecanoe & Tyler, Too! (The History of Political Campaign Songs in America, Part 3)

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The modern era of the American political campaign really began with the presidential election of 1840. It was during that campaign that current philosophies and tactics took hold for the first time. The race pitted the incumbent president, Martin Van … Continued

In Promos, New Ways to Make You ‘Stop, Look, Listen’ (From Broadcasting & Cable)

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(This article is from Broadcasting & Cable and features our CEO & Co-Founder, Ron Mendelsohn, and our Creative Services Director for Aircast Custom Music, Randy Hart! We added the photos of them for the blog…) Show content and music helping … Continued

Cary Ginell Goes On the Road with the Sedalia Ragtime Orchestra

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If you ever watched the old “Twilight Zone” program, you might be familiar with several episodes where a character from a modern-day rat race society magically gets transformed back to the small town of his youth, where his hurries and … Continued

Megatrax Teams with Virtuoso Pianist Mikhail Korzhev on “Piano Classics”

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Megatrax Teams with Virtuoso Pianist Mikhail Korzhev on “Piano Classics” Virtuoso pianist brings authenticity to double album. June 12, 2012 – North Hollywood – Megatrax has raised the bar for classical piano in production music with their first foray into … Continued

We Can’t See The Forest For The Data!

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Like it or not, we live in a world that is dominated by data, statistics and research. This information controls what we eat, drink, see, hear and use more than most of us probably realize. Companies that make and market … Continued

Follow Megatrax on Pinterest!

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Megatrax has jumped on the Pinterest bandwagon, and we’d love to see you there. We’re collecting the best of our blog, stories related to our industry and more, and we’d love to share them with you! Please come find us … Continued

Megatraxer Cary Ginell Says “Festival a foot-stomping good time”

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Cary Ginell, Megatrax’s Publishing Administrator, is also an active (and award-winning) author. In addition to books about the world of Jazz, Cary writes for the Simi Valley Acorn. Here’s an excerpt from his latest article about the Simi Valley Cajun & … Continued