The NAMM Show has been slowly broadening its focus on pro audio and live sound, and this year it finally hit its stride, with more pro audio exhibitors, expanded educational programming, and the launch of the Loudspeaker Systems Showcase, which gave P.A. manufacturers an opportunity to demo their systems in a real-world setting. Click through our slideshow of live sound gear debuts from that other Happiest Place on Earth.
Sarah Jones is a writer, editor, and content producer with more than 20 years' experience in pro audio, including as editor-in-chief of three leading audio magazines: Mix, EQ, and Electronic Musician. She is a lifelong musician and committed to arts advocacy and learning, including acting as education chair of the San Francisco chapter of the Recording Academy, where she helps develop event programming that cultivates the careers of Bay Area music makers.