NAMM Oral History: Looking Back

Friday, January 6th, 2012

It was at his first show when NAMM Resource Center/Librarian Dan Del Fiorentino strolled by a booth and saw a small photograph taped to the display case. It was a sales rep for the exhibiting company who had passed away that year. As Dan read the message under the photo, a man in the booth said, “The show is not the same without him.” The feeling is shared by many who have come to realize that the NAMM Show is not just about business and pleasure—for many it is a family gathering and when a member of the family is no longer with us we want to gather together to pay our respects.   (more…)