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The Faces of Amro

Like any business which has been around for over 90 years, Amro has had a lot of outstanding employees over the years.  Vernon Drane (whom many people thought was "Mr. Amro") worked here from 1946-2013.  In fact, the average tenure for "Amroids" is over 10 years.  Day in and day out, it's our outstanding people who make it possible to bring you the highest quality instruments, accessories, print music, and service in the Mid-South. This week, we'd like to introduce you to some... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, June 27, 2014

A Brief History of Memphis Music

The musical legacy of the Bluff City is exciting, diverse, and extremely significant in the history of American culture. Today Memphis's best-known landmarks are two places--Beale Street and Graceland--intimately associated with the city's place in American music history, especially that of the blues, rockabilly, and rock-n-roll. But key institutions in Tennessee's classical music history are based in Memphis as well, and several nationally recognized artists in jazz, gospel, and rhythm-n-blues... Read More
Posted by Ben Fonville at Friday, June 13, 2014