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#1791250 - 11/18/11 12:53 PM An Honor
Steve Cohen Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
Posts: 10724
Loc: Maryland/DC/No. VA
I was notified by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the music industry'e trade organization, that I am going to be honored at their annual NAMM Show breakfast in January for our acheiving 75 years in business.

No. I'm not THAT old. My grandfather went into the business way befor I cam along. I've only been at it officially for about 45 years.
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Since 1937.

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#1791288 - 11/18/11 01:45 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
the nosy ape Offline
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Registered: 06/10/08
Posts: 779
Loc: Westford, MA
Congratulations! You have my best wishes for the next 75 years.

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#1791313 - 11/18/11 02:14 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
master88er Offline
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Registered: 04/15/07
Posts: 964
Loc: San Francisco Bay Area
As we say in Swahili- you should live until 120.

MAZEL TOV!!
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#1791480 - 11/18/11 05:49 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
Rickster Offline
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Registered: 03/25/06
Posts: 10352
Loc: Georgia, USA
Congratulations, Steve!

That is an honor indeed!

I still find it odd that you don't actually play the piano after selling pianos all those years... not that playing a piano is a prerequisite for selling pianos. smile

Rick
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#1791569 - 11/18/11 08:12 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Rickster]
Steve Cohen Offline
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Loc: Maryland/DC/No. VA
Originally Posted By: Rickster
Congratulations, Steve!

That is an honor indeed!

I still find it odd that you don't actually play the piano after selling pianos all those years... not that playing a piano is a prerequisite for selling pianos. smile

Rick


I spent my youth rebuilding pianos, then my father began to train me to wear the yoke!!

Would you rather buy a race car from the driver or his mechanic???
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Since 1937.

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#1791581 - 11/18/11 08:26 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
Dave B Offline
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Registered: 08/01/11
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Loc: Philadelphia area
Hope the yoke isn't too heavy. Congratulations!!!
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#1791588 - 11/18/11 08:33 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
Monica K. Offline

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Registered: 08/10/05
Posts: 18030
Loc: Lexington, Kentucky
Originally Posted By: Steve Cohen


Would you rather buy a race car from the driver or his mechanic???


Brilliant! thumb Congratulations, Steve!
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#1791740 - 11/19/11 12:26 AM Re: An Honor [Re: Monica K.]
Ric Overton Offline
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Registered: 06/12/07
Posts: 254
Loc: Burbank, Ca
Congrats Steve, you deserve it.
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#1791854 - 11/19/11 06:59 AM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
lilylady Offline
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Registered: 03/17/05
Posts: 4983
Loc: boston north
Congratulations to you and Jasons!

Do you have 'old' pics of the store to share?
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#1791886 - 11/19/11 09:11 AM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
pianoloverus Offline
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Registered: 05/29/01
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Loc: New York City
Bravo!

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#1791933 - 11/19/11 10:55 AM Re: An Honor [Re: Steve Cohen]
Rich Galassini Offline
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Registered: 05/28/01
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Loc: Philadelphia/South Jersey
Congrats Steve!
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#1792160 - 11/19/11 04:35 PM Re: An Honor [Re: Monica K.]
turandot Offline
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Registered: 01/27/07
Posts: 7439
Loc: torrance, CA
Originally Posted By: Monica K.
Originally Posted By: Steve Cohen


Would you rather buy a race car from the driver or his mechanic???


Brilliant! thumb Congratulations, Steve!

It's a snappy report.....maybe. But considering the driver and the mechanic are both private parties, I'd want a thorough technical inspection by at least one top-flite independent racing mechanic before even considering who was selling it.

Factoring in the life-threatening implications of competitive racing, I'd probably rule out the purchase of used equipment just based on common sense. Better to do business with an authorized dealer with good warranty service. smile

As to Steve's 'honor', is Steinway presenting an 'Award"? grin
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